Jose Gonzalez, MD, JD, MSEd, MS, MS
901 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Jose Gonzalez, MD, JD, MSEd, MS, MS
Research & Practice Interests
Diabetes Care and Management Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Growth Hormone Therapy
MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
JD, Southern Methodist University School of Law
MSEd, University of Southern California School of Graduate Education
MS, Healthcare Quality & Safety Management, Jefferson College of Population Health
MS, Population Health, Jefferson College of Population Health
BS, University of Miami
Hamilton L, Wilson DP, O’Reilly CM, Gonzalez JL, de la Torre, A. The Prevalence of Dyslipidemia and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youth with Diabetes. Current Pediatric Reviews. 2018;13(4), 277-280.
Gonzalez JL. Medication Management and Reconciliation. Physician Leadership Journal, 2016; 3 (4), 24-29.
Vinson A, Wilson DP, O’Reilly CM, Gonzalez J, de la Torre A, Brautbar,A. The Prevalence of
Dyslipidemia and other Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Youth with Diabetes. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2015; 9 (3), 417- 421, 2015.
Gonzalez JL, AAP National Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: What to do when an Auditor knocks on your Practice’s Door. Pediatricians and the Law, American Academy of Pediatrics News, October, 2013.
Gonzalez JL, AAP National Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: Failure to Discontinue Prescriptions can lead to Adverse Events, Malpractice Suits. Pediatricians and the Law, American Academy of Pediatrics News, July 2012.
Gonzalez JL, AAP National Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: Can Clinical Practice Guidelines be considered the Standard of Care? Pediatricians and the Law, American Academy of Pediatrics News, September 2012.
Gonzalez JL, AAP National Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: Policy Statement – Professional Liability Insurance and Medicolegal Education for Pediatric Residents and Fellows. Pediatrics. 2011; 128(3), 624-629.
Gonzalez JL, AAP National Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management: Policy highlights Importance of Risk Management, Medical Liability Insurance for all Physicians. Pediatricians and the Law, American Academy of Pediatrics News, September 2011.
Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health
Introduction to Healthcare Safety & Quality
Jose L. Gonzalez MD, was Vice President, Community Health for the Center for Children’s Health at Cook Children’s Health Care System in Fort Worth, Texas until January 2019. He initially joined Cook Children’s in January 2012 as Vice President, Clinical Affairs for their Managed Care Health Plan. During hia years at Cook Children’s, he completed his masters in Healthcare Quality & Safety Management, and Population Health at JCPH.
Dr. Gonzalez attended medical school at the University of Miami where he completed a pediatrics residency, including a year as Chief Resident, at UTHSC-Southwestern in Dallas; and a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at University of Iowa. Upon completion, he settled in Texas to practice community pediatric endocrinology, while also involved in clinical growth hormone therapy, diabetes care and prevention research, as well as in office-based resident and medical student education. In 1994, he joined the faculty at UTHSC-Southwestern as Director of its pediatric endocrinology outpatient clinic. Subsequently, he transitioned to Scott &White/Texas A&M School of Medicine where he served as Director of Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatric Medical Education. In 2002 he transferred to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston to become their Vice Chair for Pediatric Medical Education. During these academic years, he obtained a JD from SMU School of Law and a Master’s degree in Medical Education from the University of Southern California. In 2008, Dr. Gonzalez went to work for Texas’ Health and Human Services Commission as Medical Director for the Medicaid-SCHIP programs overseeing development and implementation of clinical policies and regulations.
Since his recent retirement, he has enjoyed spending time with family and multiple pets while still maintaining active contact with the world of healthcare by providing consulting services in quality and community-centered care. He recently held the position of interim CMO for a large public Health Plan in Dallas, Texas. His joys and interests focus on teaching and learning and traveling, tent camping and hiking, and discovering new California and Oregon red wines.