Patricia Rogers, M.D., F.A.A.P. (2007) Associate Professor (School of Medicine)
Secondary Department: Family Medicine
Dr. Patricia A. Rogers is an Associate Professor in Pediatrics and Family Medicine. She graduated from Vanderbilt University and attended medical school at the other UT, The University of Tennessee College of Medicine. After finishing her residency at UTMB in Pediatrics as chief resident, she went to Plano where she was in private practice for 13 years. Her reason for returning to UTMB was to pursue her passion for teaching. She serves as faculty preceptor for numerous residents in the Department of Pediatrics as well as medical students, acting interns, and nurse practitioners. As an adjunct to teaching she has even created a resource for both Pediatrics and Family Medicine clinics labeled as “Pat’s Pearls”. An additional activity as an educator has been with first year students in the Practice of Medicine (POM) groups. Additionally she serves as a mentor to medical students in the class of 2010 and 2011 as a group coordinator for the Rene’ Laennec Osler Student Society. She mentors residents and junior faculty as well. Her endeavors as a master teacher have been acknowledged by being awarded various teaching awards which have included The Teacher of the Year (2000-2001) Award of Excellence from the residents of Family Medicine, the Department of Pediatrics’ Golden Rattle Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2005 as well as the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award, to name a few. Dr. Rogers is active in the community as well and has received The Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award for significant contributions in promoting equity within the UTMB community. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Galveston County Health District.