Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Marisa Rogers is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. As an academic physician she wears many hats. In addition to a busy clinical practice providing primary medical care to adults she also teaches residents and medical students. She serves as the Assistant Program Director for Diversity Initiatives for the Internal Medicine residency program. In this role, she develops programs to increase diversity, supports residents by providing mentoring and career development opportunities, and works collaboratively to build community and highlight the importance of diversity. Dr. Rogers also serves as the Director of Ambulatory Quality for the Division of General Internal Medicine with a responsibility for community and patient centered programs. In this capacity she leads efforts to increase patient and community engagement as well as works to develop programs addressing the health needs of medically complex patients.
A Philadelphia native, Dr. Rogers headed south for her undergraduate and graduate degrees which she obtained at Emory University. She completed a primary care residency in Internal Medicine and then spent a year as a chief resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She was a faculty member at Penn from 2003 to 2007 in the division of General Internal Medicine and earned two teaching awards during her time there. In 2007 she joined Spectrum Health Services, Inc. a federally qualified community health center with sites in West and North Philadelphia. As Spectrum’s Chief Medical Officer she implemented a medical case management model, led behavioral health integration, initiated rapid HIV testing, led electronic health record implementation and overhauled the quality improvement structure by developing a new comprehensive quality plan and creating a clinical dashboard to allow tracking of quality measures. She currently serves as a board member and Chair of the Quality Committee for Inglis, a local organization that enables people with physical disabilities to enjoy life with the greatest amount of independence and mobility. In her free time she enjoys reading novels and spending time with her husband and two young children.