Selwyn Rogers is a widely respected surgeon and public health expert whose clinical and research interests focus on understanding the health care needs of underserved populations. He has published numerous articles relating to health disparities and the impact of race and ethnicity on surgical outcomes.
As founding director of the University of Chicago Medicine Trauma Center, Prof. Rogers leads an interdisciplinary team of specialists to treat patients who suffer injury from life-threatening events, such as car crashes, serious falls and gun violence.
Additionally, as executive vice president for community health engagement, Prof. Rogers works to develop a multidisciplinary approach to trauma care and health disparities. His work aims to enhance the understanding of social factors that affect victims of violence and underserved populations, in addition to identifying approaches necessary to achieving better outcomes for trauma victims.