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José E. Rodríguez
( out of 24 reviews )

José E. Rodríguez, MD

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Clinical Locations

Redwood Health Center

Salt Lake City
  • Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Family Medicine
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 24 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    March 18, 2024

    Es muy amable y muy buen doctor

    January 29, 2024
    REDWOOD HEALTH CENTER a great Doctor ..I be dealing with him for the past seven years and I will not change him for another Doctor

    November 19, 2023

    Muy buen doctor y muy amable

    October 22, 2023

    El doctor tiene mucho carisma y mucho conocimentos en la medicina es muy humano

    October 22, 2023

    Muy buen trato muy complaciente explica muy vien

    August 05, 2023

    Es mi doctor por ocho aos y me siento muy bien atendida en mi salud

    July 23, 2023

    Es un doctor muy bueno y muy amable

    May 14, 2023

    Fue una persona muy amable

    April 23, 2023

    El doctor muy amable y muy buen doctor

  • Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Family & Preventive Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Family Medicine
    Board Certification
    American Board of Family Medicine
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Certification Diversity and Inclusion - Association of American Medical Colleges Certificate
    Health Science Leadership Development Program - University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business Certificate
    Other Training Medical Education Research Certificate Program - Florida State University College of Medicine Certificate
    Medical Practice Management Certificate Program - University of Miami, Florida Medical Association Certificate
    Fellowship Faculty Development - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Fellow
    Social Medicine - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Hospital Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medicine M.D.
    Major: Latin American Studies, Chemistry with University Honors - Brigham Young University B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Nguyen QT, Cabal V, Debbink M, Acosta D, Flattes VJ, Baluchi D, Ovuoba N, Cariello PF, Watts BT, Clouse ER, Nyman H, Taylor E, Kemeyou L, Lucero JE, Washington JC, Figueroa E, Campbell KM, Barbaar A, Ogbeide SA, Rodrguez JE (2024). Building an Equity-Centered Ecosystem: University of Utah Health as a Microcosm. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. (Read full article)
    2. Rodrguez JE, Stoesser K (2024). Transforming Diversity of a Family Medicine Residency Program. N Engl J Med, 390(9), 773-775. (Read full article)
    3. Rodrguez JE, Locke A, Campbell KM (2024). Writing for Personal and Professional Wellness. PRiMER, 8, 8. (Read full article)
    4. Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2024). Gearing Up: Accelerating Your CV to Promotion and Tenure. PRiMER, 8, 1. (Read full article)
    5. Ryujin D, Dalton D, Yole-Lobe M, DiBiase M, Phelps P, Madden A, Clark J, Barry CL, Rodriguez JE, Honda T (2023). Implicit Association Test Alone Is Not Sufficient to Increase Underrepresented Minority Representation in Physician Assistant Programs. J Physician Assist Educ, 34(4), 295-300. (Read full article)
    6. Campbell KM, Ogbeide SA, Echiverri A, Guillaume G, Henderson JE, Jackson N, Marquez CM, Miranda C, Montoya M, Oni K, Pierre G, Semenya AM, Scott L, Udezi V, Flattes VJ, Rodrguez JE, Washington JC (2023). Are committee experiences of minoritized family medicine faculty part of the minority tax? a qualitative study. BMC Med Educ, 23(1), 862. (Read full article)
    7. Watts B, Rodrguez JE (2023). Coming Out. Fam Med, 55(10), 689-690. (Read full article)
    8. Ryujin D, Coombs J, Sturges D, Najmabadi S, Rodrguez JE, Maldonado M, Loder R, Yole-Lobe M, Bradley-Guidry C (2023). Academic Rank Disparities in Minoritized and Racialized Physician Assistant Educators. J Physician Assist Educ, 35(1), 32-39. (Read full article)
    9. Blomgren A, Rodrguez JE (2023). Student Identity and Geography Matter for Specialty Choice in Family Medicine. Fam Med, 55(9), 637-638. (Read full article)
    10. Cariello PF, Figueroa E, Harris CM, Eldridge DR, Hooten M, Cuevas GE, Jones JL, Hightower M, Campbell KM, Martineau M, Rodrguez JE, Oquendo LA (2023). Future Doctors From Underrepresented in Medicine Communities at the University of Utah. PRiMER, 7, 25. (Read full article)
    11. Honda TJ, Sturges D, Mills DC, Yuen CX, Chitwood RW, Rodrguez JE (2023). Predictors of applicant pool racial and ethnic diversity among physician assistant education programs: a national cross-sectional cohort study. BMC Med Educ, 23(1), 514. (Read full article)
    12. Henderson JE, Amaechi O, Rodriguez JE (2023). Strengthening Family Medicine's Role in Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity. Fam Med, 55(3), 213. (Read full article)
    13. Jackson NM, Wusu MH, Washington JC, Rodriguez JE (2023). A Peculiar Trend: Family Medicine Residents of Color Are Less Burned Out. Fam Med, 55(2), 132-133. (Read full article)
    14. Edgoose JYC, Carvajal DN, Reavis KMP, Yogendran L, Echiverri AT, Rodriguez JE (2022). Addressing and Dismantling the Legacy of Race and Racism in Academic Medicine: A Socioecological Framework. J Am Board Fam Med, 35(6), 1239-1245. (Read full article)
    15. Campbell KM, Washington JC, Baluchi D, Rodrguez JE (2022). Submit It Again! Learning From Rejected Manuscripts. PRiMER, 6, 715584. (Read full article)
    16. Rodrguez JE, Figueroa E, Campbell KM, Washington JC, Amaechi O, Anim T, Allen KC, Foster KE, Hightower M, Parra Y, Wusu MH, Smith WA, Villarreal MA, Pololi LH (2022). Towards a common lexicon for equity, diversity, and inclusion work in academic medicine. BMC Med Educ, 22(1), 703. (Read full article)
    17. Foster KE, Robles J, Anim T, Amaechi O, Allen KC, Parra Y, Wusu MH, Ziegenfuss DH, Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE, Washington JC (2022). What Do Underrepresented in Medicine Junior Family Medicine Faculty Value From a Faculty Development Experience? Fam Med, 54(9), 729-733. (Read full article)
    18. Guillaume G, Robles J, Rodrguez JE (2022). Racial Concordance, Rather Than Cultural Competency Training, Can Change Outcomes. Fam Med, 54(9), 745-746. (Read full article)
    19. Jordan K, Rodrguez JE (2022). Residency Diversity Data Needed to Understand Reporting of Racism/Discrimination. Fam Med, 54(9), 748-749. (Read full article)
    20. Montoya MM, Molokwu J, Rodrguez J (2022). Interventions to Screen for STDs Can Also Be Used to Screen for HPV Vaccination. PRiMER, 6, 22. (Read full article)
    21. Sturges D, Cawse-Lucas J, Ryujin D, Rodriguez JE, Howell-Stampley TS, Tran BP, Honda TJ (2022). We can do better. JAAPA, 35(4), 14-15. (Read full article)
    22. Eissa A, Rowe R, Pinto A, Okoli GN, Campbell KM, Washington JC, Rodrguez JE (2022). Implementing High-Quality Primary Care Through a Health Equity Lens. Ann Fam Med, 20(2), 164-169. (Read full article)
    23. Lpez AM, Rodrguez JE, Browning Hawes K, Marsden A, Ayer D, Ziegenfuss DH, Okuyemi K (2021). Preparing historically underrepresented trainees for biomedical cancer research careers at Huntsman Cancer Institute/University of Utah Health. Med Educ Online, 26(1), 1929045. (Read full article)
    24. Rodrguez JE, Campbell KM, Washington JC (2021). Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Medicine. Am Fam Physician, 104(6), 555-556. (Read full article)
    25. Stoesser K, Frame KA, Sanyer O, Leiser JP, Moreno LE, Bosch C, Jones JL, Morales JJ, Rodrguez SR, Wilson J, Kemeyou L, Rodrguez JE (2021). Increasing URiM Family Medicine Residents at University of Utah Health. PRiMER, 5, 42. (Read full article)
    26. Robles J, Anim T, Wusu MH, Foster KE, Parra Y, Amaechi O, Allen KC, Rodrguez JE, Campbell KM, Tumin D, Washington J (2021). An Approach to Faculty Development for Underrepresented Minorities in Medicine. South Med J, 114(9), 579-582. (Read full article)
    27. Rodrguez JE, Tumin D, Campbell KM (2021). Sharing the Power of White Privilege to Catalyze Positive Change in Academic Medicine. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 8(3), 539-542. (Read full article)
    28. Ryujin D, Spackman J, Honda TJ, Valentin V L, Dalton D, Laguan M, Hobson WL, Rodrguez JE (2021). Increasing Racial and Ethnic Diversity at the University of Utah Physician Assistant Program. Fam Med, 53(5), 372-375. (Read full article)
    29. Holsti M, Clark EB, Fisher S, Hawkins S, Keenan H, Just S, Lee J, Napia E, Rodriguez JE, Taylor F, White R, Willie S, Byington CL (2022). Lessons From the First Decade of the Native American Summer Research Internship at the University of Utah. Acad Med, 96(4), 522-528. (Read full article)
    30. Honda T, Henry TD, Mandel ED, Quella A, Rodrguez JE, Najmabadi S, Valentin VL (2021). Maximizing Black applicant matriculation in U.S. PA programs: associations between the number of submitted applications and likelihood of matriculation. BMC Med Educ, 21(1), 127. (Read full article)
    31. Bliss C, Wood N, Martineau M, Hawes KB, Lpez AM, Rodrguez JE (2020). Exceeding Expectations: Students Underrepresented in Medicine at University of Utah Health. Fam Med, 52(8), 570-575. (Read full article)
    32. McAdams E, Cross Z, Bosch C, Rodriguez JE, Nashelsky J (2020). Treatments for Postmenopausal Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder. Am Fam Physician, 101(3), 182-183. (Read full article)
    33. Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2019). Addressing the Minority Tax: Perspectives From Two Diversity Leaders on Building Minority Faculty Success in Academic Medicine. Acad Med, 94(12), 1854-1857. (Read full article)
    34. Mitchell JA, Rodrguez JE (2019). Commentary on "What Attracts Medical Students to Primary Care? A Nominal Group Evaluation". South Med J, 112(2), 83-84. (Read full article)
    35. Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2017). Mentoring Underrepresented Minority in Medicine (URMM) Students Across Racial, Ethnic and Institutional Differences. J Natl Med Assoc, 110(5), 421-423. (Read full article)
    36. Campbell KM, Brownstein NC, Livingston H, Rodrguez JE (2018). Improving Underrepresented Minority in Medicine Representation in Medical School. South Med J, 111(4), 203-208. (Read full article)
    37. Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2018). Mentoring Underrepresented Minority in Medicine (URMM) Students Across Racial, Ethnic and Institutional Differences. J Natl Med Assoc.
    38. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE, Brownstein NC, Fisher ZE (2017). Status of Tenure Among Black and Latino Faculty in Academic Medicine. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 4(2), 134-139. (Read full article)
    39. Rodriguez JE, Lopez IA, Campbell KM, Dutton M (2017). The Role of Historically Black College and University Medical Schools in Academic Medicine. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 28(1), 266-278. (Read full article)
    40. Rodrguez JE, Campbell KM (2017). Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Prevalence and Care of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Clin Diabetes, 35(1), 66-70. (Read full article)
    41. Fisher ZE, Rodrguez JE, Campbell KM (2017). A Review of Tenure for Black, Latino, and Native American Faculty in Academic Medicine. South Med J, 110(1), 11-17. (Read full article)
    42. Rodrguez, JE (2016). Eliminate Bullies to Improve the Workplace Diversity and Foster Creativity. J Womens Health, 25(9), 859-860.
    43. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM (2016). Past, Present, and Future of Pharmacologic Therapy in Obesity. Prim Care, 43(1), 61-7, viii. (Read full article)
    44. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE (2016). Cardiovascular Health Practices Among Black Patients in an Urban Underserved Clinic. J Natl Med Assoc, 108(1), 40-4. (Read full article)
    45. Mader EM, Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Smilnak T, Bazemore AW, Petterson S, Morley CP (2016). Status of underrepresented minority and female faculty at medical schools located within Historically Black Colleges and in Puerto Rico. Med Educ Online, 21, 29535. (Read full article)
    46. Rodriguez JE (2016). Capsule Commentary on Warner et al., Faculty Promotion and Attrition: the Importance of Coauthor Network Reach at an Academic Medical Center. J Gen Intern Med, 31(1), 104. (Read full article)
    47. Morley CP, Mader EM, Smilnak T, Bazemore A, Petterson S, Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM (2015). The social mission in medical school mission statements: associations with graduate outcomes. Fam Med, 47(6), 427-34. (Read full article)
    48. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Adelson WJ (2015). Poor representation of Blacks, Latinos, and Native Americans in medicine. Fam Med, 47(4), 259-63. (Read full article)
    49. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE, Nowakowski AC, Gotrace P (2015). Attitudes and perceptions about hypertension among churchgoing Blacks. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 26(1), 260-5. (Read full article)
    50. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Pololi LH (2015). Addressing disparities in academic medicine: what of the minority tax? BMC Med Educ, 15, 6. (Read full article)
    51. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Mouratidis RW (2014). Where are the rest of us? Improving representation of minority faculty in academic medicine. South Med J, 107(12), 739-44. (Read full article)
    52. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE, Berne-Anderson T (2014). From underrepresented minority high school student to medical school faculty member: how an outreach program changed my life. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 25(3), 972-5. (Read full article)
    53. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Kirksey OW (2014). Improving diabetes care for minority, uninsured and underserved patients. J Immigr Minor Health, 16(4), 747-50. (Read full article)
    54. Woods SB, Priest JB, Fish JN, Rodriguez JE, Denton WH (2014). Relational discord in urban primary care: prevalence rates and psychiatric comorbidities. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 25(2), 913-29. (Read full article)
    55. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE, Beitsch LM, Saunders C (2014). Underrepresented minorities in academic medicine: is Florida better off? South Med J, 107(3), 173-6. (Read full article)
    56. Rodriguez JE, Campbell KM, Fogarty JP, Williams RL (2014). Underrepresented minority faculty in academic medicine: a systematic review of URM faculty development. Fam Med, 46(2), 100-4. (Read full article)
    57. Campbell KM, Berne-Anderson T, Wang A, Dormeus G, Rodriguez JE (2014). USSTRIDE program is associated with competitive Black and Latino student applicants to medical school. Med Educ Online, 19, 24200. (Read full article)
    58. Rodriguez JE, Welch TJ, Saunders C, Edwards JC (2013). Students' perceptions of the impact a creative arts journal has on their medical education. Fam Med, 45(8), 569-71. (Read full article)
    59. Richert A, Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE, et al (2013). ACU Workforce Column: Expanding the Health Care Workforce. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 24(4), 1423-31.
    60. Rodriguez JE (2012). Communities committed to underserved care. J Health Care Poor Underserved, 23(4), 1494-6. (Read full article)
    61. Rodriguez JE (2012). Working with pain clinics and other consultants concerning low back pain. Prim Care, 39(3), 547-52. (Read full article)
    62. Rodrguez JE, Welch T, Edwards J (2012). Impact of a creative arts journal on a medical school community: A qualitative study. J Poet Ther, 25(4), 197-204.
    63. Rodriguez JE, Aballay RA (2009). Encouragement and elevation. Fam Med, 41(3), 161-2. (Read full article)
    64. Rodriguez JE, Delphin R (2008). Teaching and learning moments: El medico de inmigracion. Acad Med, 83(4), 326. (Read full article)
    65. Ikediobi UT, Rodrguez JE (2008). A Hot African Night to Remember. Acad Med, 83(2), 153.
    66. Allen BR, Rodriguez JE (2007). A modest proposal: impressions of a year one medical student. Med Educ, 41(12), 1131-2. (Read full article)
    67. Rodriguez JE, Shearer B, Slawson DC (2007). FPIN's clinical inquiries. Metformin therapy and diabetes prevention in adolescents who are obese. Am Fam Physician, 76(9), 1357-8. (Read full article)
    68. Hinojosa JR, Hitchcock K, Rodriguez JE (2007). Clinical inquiries. Which oral antifungal is best for toenail onychomycosis? J Fam Pract, 56(7), 581-2. (Read full article)
    69. Price D, Betancourt V, Kaufman L, Rodriguez JE (2007). FPIN's clinical inquiries. Treatment of impetigo. Am Fam Physician, 75(5), 703-4. (Read full article)
    70. Geralyi F, Loven B, Rodriguez JE (2007). Clinical inquiries. Do inhaled steroids increase the risk of osteoporosis? J Fam Pract, 56(2), 131-6. (Read full article)
    71. Rodriguez JE (2007). The vitamin K deficiency. Acad Med, 82(1), 31. (Read full article)
    72. Rodrguez JE, Painter K, Bent G (2007). Bronx Style Bariatrics: Health not Cosmetics. 22(4), 15-33.
    73. Rodriguez JE (2007). Clinical Commentary in: Elliot M, Luft DD, Which patients with suspected exposure to pertussis should receive prophylaxis? J Fam Pract, 56(5), 399-400.
    74. Rodriguez JE, Burg JR, Brown LS (2006). Mobile health unit for minority obesity education: local residents' attitudes and perceptions. J Natl Med Assoc, 98(11), 1792-6. (Read full article)
    75. Rodriguez JE, Painter K (2006). 'Health Not Cosmetics': A medical student obesity treatment project. Med Educ, 40(11), 1133-4. (Read full article)
    76. Rodrguez JE, Fornari AB (2006). Inner City Community Oriented Primary Care to Improve Student Skills and Combat Obesity. Med Educ Online, 11(33), 1-4.
    77. Rodriguez JE (2005). Bronx Style Bariatrics: Health not Cosmetics. 19(4), 23-7.
    78. Samayoa B, Arathoon E, Anderson M, Rodriguez J, Quattrini E, Gordillo C, Cotton L (2003). The emergence of AIDS in Guatemala: inpatient experience at the Hospital General San Juan de Dios. Int J STD AIDS, 14(12), 810-3. (Read full article)


    1. Betancourt RM, Baluchi D, Dortche K, Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2024). Minority Tax on Medical Students: A Review of the Literature and Mitigation Recommendations. [Review]. Fam Med, 56(3), 169-175. (Read full article)


    1. Rodrguez JE (2023). Celebrating the Election of Dr Gerardo Moreno to the National Academy of Medicine. Ann Fam Med, 22(1), 3-4. (Read full article)
    2. Rodrguez JE, van Vugt VA, Gorin SS (2023). Commentary on the CRISP Statement. Ann Fam Med, 21(6), 482. (Read full article)
    3. Rodriguez JE, Guzmn CEV (2023). Celebrating Family Medicine at the National Academy of Medicine. Ann Fam Med, 21(4), 294-296. (Read full article)
    4. Rodrguez JE, Figueroa E (2022). A Follow-Up to "The Family Tree Spreads its Limbs: National Academy of Medicine Family Physician New Members 2021". Ann Fam Med, 20(6), 503-504. (Read full article)
    5. Rodrguez JE, Wusu MH, Anim T, Allen KC, Washington JC (2020). Abolish the Minority Woman Tax! J Womens Health (Larchmt), 30(7), 914-915. (Read full article)


    1. Dozier DR, Rodrguez JE (2023). A call to include intersectionality on board examinations. [Letter to the editor]. J Osteopath Med. (Read full article)
    2. Udezi V, Anim T, Rodrguez JE (2022). Address Structural Racism First! [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 54(8), 659-660. (Read full article)
    3. Varela AE, Rodriguez JE, Farrell TW (2022). Oral health is an integral component of age-friendly care. [Letter to the editor]. J Am Geriatr Soc, 70, 2442-2444. (Read full article)
    4. Ho T, Rodrguez J (2022). Address White Fragility In Order to Engage in Racial Caucusing. [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 54(4), 318. (Read full article)
    5. Rodrguez JE, Bliss C, Hawes KB, Wood N, Martineau M, Diener ML, Lpez AM (2021). Introspection to Improve Pipelines and Graduate Programs at University of Utah Health. [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 53(8), 730. (Read full article)
    6. Foster KE, Johnson CN, Carvajal DN, Piggott C, Reavis K, Edgoose JYC, Elliott TC, Gold M, Rodrguez JE, Washington JC (2020). Dear White People. [Letter to the editor]. Ann Fam Med, 19(1), 66-69. (Read full article)
    7. Amaechi O, Rodrguez JE (2020). Minority Physicians Are Not Protected by Their White Coats. [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 52(8), 603. (Read full article)
    8. Forde K, Rodrguez JE (2018). Underrepresented Minorities and Academic Difficulty During Family Medicine Residency: No Association? [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 50(10), 789. (Read full article)
    9. Acheampong C, Campbell KM, Rodrguez JE (2018). Do Teaching-Focused Medical Schools Perpetuate the Thinking That Black Faculty Should Not Be Researchers? [Letter to the editor]. South Med J, 111(10), 638. (Read full article)
    10. Washington JC, Rodrguez JE (2018). Racism Education is Needed at All Levels of Training. [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 50(9), 711-712. (Read full article)
    11. Figueroa E, Rodrguez JE (2018). Letter to the Editor in Response to "Residents' Perspectives on Careers in Academic Medicine: Obstacles and Opportunities". [Letter to the editor]. Fam Med, 50(9), 713-714. (Read full article)
    12. Campbell KM, Rodriguez JE (2014). Can increasing minority faculty lead to increasing the workforce for underserved and minority populations? [Letter to the editor]. Acad Med, 89(8), 1094-5. (Read full article)


    1. Rodrguez JE, Tumin D, Campbell KM (2021). Correction to: Sharing the Power of White Privilege to Catalyze Positive Change in Academic Medicine. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities (8(5), p. 1345). Switzerland. (Read full article)