Roger Ray, MD, is the Chief Physician Executive at Chartis. He has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, having served in a variety of leadership positions at major medical centers and health systems throughout the eastern United States.
Most recently, for more than a decade, Roger served as Executive Vice President/Chief Physician Executive at Atrium Health, where he was responsible for operational oversight of all system physicians including a 3,000+ member medical group. His responsibilities also included oversight of numerous system functions (Population Health, Carolinas Physician Alliance, Atrium Health Virtual Care, Atrium Health Poison Control Center, System Medical Staff Services, Quality and Safety Improvement, Infection Prevention and Accreditation Services), strategic and operational oversight of 11,000 system employees and a greater than $2 billion budget, and oversight of all graduate and undergraduate medical education and research functions, including the Charlotte Division of UNC School of Medicine.
Prior to joining Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System), Roger served in various senior physician executive capacities at BayCare Health System, Morton Plant Mease Health Care, and AnMed Health System. He practiced clinical neurology for 15 years.
Roger received his Doctor of Medicine from West Virginia University, his Master of Business Administration with a major in healthcare from the University of Colorado, and his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Virginia.