Dr. Rodriguez is the Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems, Professor of Health Policy and Management, co-director of the Center for Health Care Organizational and Innovation Research (CHOIR), and chair of the Interfaculty PhD Program in Health Policy at the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Rodriguez is an expert in organizational analysis and performance measurement in health care. His research focuses on clarifying the organizational influences on patients’ experiences, clinical outcomes, and patient-reported outcomes of care. Dr. Rodriguez is a board member of the Healthcare Partners Institute for Applied Research and Education and the American Medical Group Association Foundation. He has a Ph.D. in Health Policy/Medical Sociology from Harvard University, M.P.H. in Health Policy and Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Urban Studies and Planning from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Rodriguz was a management consultant for The Permanente Medical Group where he worked with leaders and clinicians to implement major primary care practice redesigns and evaluate their impact on patient care. He is the 2011 recipient of the Association of University Programs in Health Administration John D. Thompson Prize for Young Investigators.