Jason R. Sanders was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1. 2021. Dr. Sanders is senior vice president and provost of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He also serves as Acting Chair of the OU Medicine Health System and on the Board of the University Hospitals Authority and Trust.

Dr. Sanders provides patient care in Internal Medicine at OU Health Physicians and the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, as well as teaching medical students and residents. He is a member of the Dean McGee Eye Institute Board, Greater Oklahoma City Chamber Board, Oklahoma City Innovation District Board, United Way Board, Children’s Hospital Foundation Advisory Board, Stephenson Cancer Center Leadership Council, Price College of Business MBA Advisory Board, and American Association of Medical Colleges Medical Center Leaders Caucus and Council of Teaching Hospitals. 

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 at the Massachusetts General Hospital and worked in the private sector as a consultant with McKinsey & Company.