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Patricia A. Rogers, M.D.


General Academic Pediatrics


Professor of Pediatrics


Appointments: 409-772-3695



Mailing Address

301 University Blvd, Galveston, TX 77555-1119

Dr. Rogers is a creative, inspirational, and highly-respected educator, who has made significant contributions to the teaching mission of the university.  She serves as a mentor and faculty preceptor for numerous residents in the Department of Pediatrics as well as medical students, acting interns, and nurse practitioners. She has contributed to the implementation of curricular improvements, and also developed a resource for both Pediatrics and Family Medicine clinics entitled “Pat’s Pearls” that is used by the house staff to address specific clinical topics. Her extensive activities in teaching include serving as a mentor for the Renee Laennec Osler Student Society.

In recognition of her exemplary teaching, Dr. Rogers received the Teacher of the Year Award of Excellence from the residents of Family Medicine for 2000-2001, the Department of Pediatrics’ Golden Rattle Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in 2005. She was one of the inaugural recipients of the John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award in 2005. As the only person to receive this twice, Dr. Rogers won the award in 2010.  She was inducted into the UTMB Academy of Master Teachers in 2007. In 2009 the UT Board of Regents named her a Distinguished Teaching Professor for making significant contributions to education.  She also received the Pediatric Educator Award for excellence in Medical Student Education.The two most recent awards in addition to being a Super Doctor this year—2011-- are induction in January,2011 to The University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education (UTAHSE) in recognition of outstanding contributions to health science education and April, 2011 won The Unsung Hero In Healthcare Award presented by The Galveston NAACP. She also was  once again this year one of the top 5% doctors in the country as a Best Doctor.

Dr. Rogers is a gifted and caring pediatrician with a special affinity for child health and advocacy. Her commitment to health promotion and teaching has helped to create an exceptional learning environment for her students while providing the best care for her patients.  She has been listed among the Best Doctors in America for several years running, and recently has been named one of the Super Doctors by Texas Monthly magazine, an annual listing of the state’s top medical talent. These physicians are selected based upon peer recognition and professional achievements.
Sought locally for her leadership, Dr. Rogers has served on the  Board of Directors for the Galveston County Health District since 2003, and continues to be active in the Galveston community through her participation in numerous health related activities.  She received the Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award for her important contributions in promoting equity within the UTMB community.

After graduation from Vanderbilt University, Dr. Rogers earned her MD degree from The University of Tennessee College of Medicine at Memphis in 1981. Following completion of her residency training at UTMB in Pediatrics as Chief Resident, Dr. Rogers spent 13 years in private practice in Plano, Texas. She returned to UTMB in 1998 as a faculty member in the Departments of Pediatrics and Family Medicine and continues to lead as well as serve on various committees at UTMB. Statewide, she is active with the Texas Pediatric Society. Nationally, she has been active with various organizations and currently serves as a "key contact" for legislative issues involving healthcare reform with the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Patricia A. Rogers, M.D.