Board and Staff

Rory Jaffe, MD, MBA
Executive Director

In addition to his position at CHPSO, he is a Special Advisor to the Center for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality, the Department of Health and Human Services. Dr. Jaffe has extensive experience in both clinical care and health system leadership. Prior to becoming Executive Director of CHPSO, he was Executive Director of Medical Services for the University of California system. In this role, he served as the senior physician in the system, which included oversight of quality of care at the five academic health systems and the ten student health centers. He also has served on a number of federal and state advisory committees on topics as varied as patient privacy, disaster planning, electronic health record safety and EMTALA reform.

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