Dr. Rodney Hood
Public Health Representative
Dr. Rodney Hood serves as CEO and Managing Partner at Careview Medical Group Inc. He is a national speaker who articulately addresses the current health care concerns in the United States, especially health issues that persist in our most vulnerable populations. He has lectured extensively to diverse national audiences of health care providers, health administrators, medical students, federal and state governmental agencies as well as to national private and public audiences. He has testified on Capital Hill before several U.S. congressional committees and participated in congressional and White House health forums. He was appointed to Medicare’s Health Disparities Study Panel with the National Academy of Social Insurance in Washington, D.C.
His areas of expertise include health disparities, historic aspects of race, genetics and health outcomes, medical history, health policy, cultural competency in healthcare and managed care administration. His clinical and administrative experiences have gained him a unique experise with health care financing seen with the effects of the payment reform model referred to as pay-for-performance.
Dr. Hood is an honor graduate from Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, UCSD School of Medicine, UCSD Medical School Internal Medicine Residency, and is the Past President and Chairman of the board of the National Medical Association, UCSD Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and a board certified physician of internal medicine currently in private practice.