Hector Rodriguez PhD, MPH

Professor
Health Policy and Management

  • Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair for Organized Health Systems
  • Director for UC Berkeley Sutter Health Research Fellowship Program
  • Co-Director Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research

Dr. Hector P. Rodriguez is Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems and is an expert in organizational analysis of the health sector with research interests in measuring and improving patients’ experiences of care and patient-reported outcomes, primary care teamwork, implementation fidelity, and multilevel organizational analyses.

Dr. Hector P. Rodriguez is Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems, Professor of Health Policy and Management, and co-Director of the Center for Healthcare Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR) at the University of California, Berkeley. He is an expert in organizational analysis and performance management in health care organizations and public health systems. Prior to his academic career, he was a management consultant for The Permanente Medical Group where he worked with leaders and clinicians in Northern California to implement primary care practice redesign and evaluate their impact on patient care. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including key articles focused on measuring and improving patients’ experiences of care and patient-reported outcomes, primary care teamwork, implementation fidelity, and multilevel organizational analyses. Dr. Rodriguez is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and a recipient of the John D. Thompson Investigator Award from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.

  • PhD – Health Policy/Medical Sociology, Harvard University
  • MPH – Health Policy & Administration, University of California, Berkeley
  • BA – Urban Studies & Planning, University of California, San Diego
  • Organization and management of ambulatory care
  • team science in health care
  • performance management
  • patient-reported outcomes
  • patient engagement
  • public health systems research
  • health care disparities
  • implementation and dissemination of innovations
  • PH W224: Organizational Behavior and Management in Health Caret (online, Fall)
  • PH 224D: Organizational Analysis of the Health Sector (Fall)
  • PH 224A: Organizational Behavior and Management in Health Care (Spring)
  • PH 198: Seminar: Chicanos/Latinos in Health Education (Fall, Spring)