Doug Patten, MD
Doug Patten, MD, is the Associate dean, Southwest Campus at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He is working on developing the next generation of physicians who will address health and health care. Prior to that he worked as the Chief Medical Officer at the Georgia Hospital Association. At GHA he worked with the GHA team through their Partnership for Health and Accountability to provide support for Georgia hospitals who have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality, reducing harm, and lowering the cost of care. He received his MD from Louisiana State School of Medicine and completed his general surgery residency from the University of South Florida.