Michael Rock, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer at Mayo Clinic Hospitals/Mayo Foundation. In addition, he serves as a Consultant to the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo, is a Professor of Orthopedics at the College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, and has teaching/examining privileges in Biomedical Engineering at Mayo Graduate School. He continues an active surgical practice. Prior to joining Mayo in 1988, Dr. Rock was an Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Radiation Oncology at the University of Western Ontario and a Consultant to the Ontario Cancer Foundation.

An at-large American Hospital Association (AHA) Board of Trustees member and its Executive Committee, Dr. Rock has been an active member with the AHA Section for Health Care Systems since 2003 and served as Chair in 2008. In addition, Dr. Rock served on the AHA Long-Range Policy Committee in 2008, Chair of the AHA Leadership Council in 2009, and a member of the Board of Directors of Health Research and Education Trust.

Dr. Rock received his BS from the University of Western Ontario in Canada, and later went on to receive a medical degree from the same university. Dr. Rock completed his post-graduate fellowship training in orthopaedic oncology at The Rizzoli Institute in Bologna, Italy and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Physician Leadership Forum Partnership

American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF)Michael Rock, MD is a participating physician of the American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum (PLF). The American Hospital Association's Physician Leadership Forum offers physicians a unique opportunity to participate in AHA policy and advocacy development process while preparing to collaboratively lead the hospitals of the future.

Speaker Topics

  • Physician Leadership

Speaker Type

  • Breakout Presenter
  • Keynote Presenter
  • Presentation Moderator