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Dr. Max Rogers  

Former Fighter Pilot, Healthcare Consultant

Dr. Max Rogers was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, and attended The Virginia Military Institute for college. After graduating from VMI, he was commissioned in the United States Marine Corps. He attended Naval Aviation training in Pensacola FL, and after being designated a Naval Aviator, was selected to fly F/A-18 Hornet Strike Fighters out of Beaufort, South Carolina.

After serving in the Marine Corps for seven years, Dr. Rogers attended medical school at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He completed his residency and internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham. Dr. Rogers returned to Mobile, Alabama in 1998, and entered private practice in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is board certified, a Fellow in The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and a Diplomat of The American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is the Chairman of the Alabama Section of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He has previous experience as a Life-Saver Helicopter trauma Physician as well as an emergency room Physician.

Dr. Rogers began combining his previous experiences in the high reliability world of military fighters, with his experiences in his medical career, using both to concentrate on patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare. As Chief of a Medical Staff, he worked to educate 640 physicians and staff on issues of patient safety and high reliability teams; utilizing quality improvement processes from aviation and other high reliability industries, and adapting them to the medical profession. With the inherent complexity of our ever-expanding knowledge and technology in the health sciences, Dr. Rogers continues to teach and consult on the absolute necessity of high reliability teams and their processes; our only hope for achieving flawless healthcare.

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