Roxie M Albrecht, MD
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Roxie M. Albrecht, MD, FACS, FCCM, Diplomate American Board of Surgery

2019 Bio


Roxie M. Albrecht, MD, FACS, FCCM, DABS, Professor, Vice Chair of Quality and Division Chief of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care for the Department of Surgery at the University of Oklahoma. A graduate of the University of Iowa undergraduate and Medical School, she completed a general surgery residency at the Michigan State University – Butterworth Hospital and a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Miami.

She has been the Director of Trauma at OU Medical Center since 2001. She has been active in the development of the OUMC Level 1 Trauma Center and the trauma System in the State of Oklahoma. She has been a member of the ACS Committee on Trauma for 15 years and completed a six-year term as Region Chief for Region 6. Since her arrival in Oklahoma, she has work on advocacy for trauma and injury prevention legislation. For her work in patient and system advocacy, she has received the HCA Frist Humanitarian Award from OU Medical Center and the Rhinehart Community Service award from the Oklahoma County Medical Society. Additionally, she has been active in a number regional and national association leadership positions for the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Midwest Surgical Association, Society of Critical Care Medicine and the Western Trauma Associations. She is the Vice President of Southwestern Surgical Congress, Past President of the Western Trauma Association, a past President (2011) of the Midwest Surgical Association and past Chair of the Surgical Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Albrecht served from 2013-2019 as the Southwestern Surgical Congress member Director for the American Board of Surgery.

Dr. Albrecht has interests in clinical patient care for injured and critically ill patients, performance improvement, patient safety, quality and surgical education. She has received awards for medical student and resident teaching from her academic institutions and the Shubin/Weil Master Clinician/Teacher award for Excellence in Bedside Teaching from the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Most recently has received the Civetta Award in recognition of her clinical expertise, outstanding leadership and dedication to teaching from the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.

In addition to her clinical and academic positions, Dr. Albrecht is the Adult Safety Medical Director for the OU Physician’s medical group. She is a master trainer for TeamSTEPPS a teamwork system for health care professionals and has completed the Armstrong Institutes Patient Safety Certificate Program and the Comprehensive Unit-Based Safety Program. Dr. Albrecht is assisting in the implementation of these programs across the OU Medical System.