Meet the Provost
Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA
Senior Vice President and Provost
Jason R. Sanders, MD, MBA is the Senior Vice President and Provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, with overall responsibility for its seven colleges and clinical, educational, and research programs, including OU Physicians. He also serves on the Governing Committee for OU Medical System and the University Hospitals Authority and Trust Board, with a focus on integration across the healthcare delivery system.
Dr. Sanders provides patient care in Internal Medicine at OU Physicians and OU Medical Center. He teaches medical students and residents, as well as courses in inter-professional practice, literature and medicine, and the business of medicine. He is a member of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board, Oklahoma Health Center Foundation Board, Children’s Hospital Foundation Advisory Board, Dean McGee Eye Institute Board, Stephenson Cancer Center Leadership Council, Price College of Business MBA Advisory Board, and American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Center Leaders Caucus.
Dr. Sanders graduated with honors in biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma, studied English at Trinity College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and graduated from Harvard Medical School and Harvard Business School with distinction as Harvard’s first combined MD/MBA program graduate. He completed residency training in Internal Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital, including projects in population health and care redesign, and worked in the private sector with major payors, hospitals, and pharmaceutical companies as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.