Stephanie Copeland, MD, MBA, CPHQ,CPXP
Stephanie Copeland, MD, MBA, CPHQ, CPXP serves as both the regional medical director for quality & risk adjustment at Wellmed North Texas and national medical director for quality performance management/Optum Clinical performance. USMD is a physician-led, integrated health system committed to providing value to patients through high-quality and cost-effective care. USMD has been part of OptumCare since 2016. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in nearly 20 different specialties at its two hospitals, one cancer treatment center and nearly 60 physician clinics. Dr. Copeland joined USMD in 2003 as a general pediatrician, and prior to her CQO role, Dr. Copeland was the chair of pediatrics at Medical Clinic of North Texas/USMD for more than six years.
Dr. Copeland attended Abilene Christian University and graduated medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas. She completed her residency at UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center in Dallas where she also served as chief resident. She has also previously served as a volunteer private practice clinical assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical School/Children's Medical Center Dallas and currently serves as the Chair of the AMGA Quality Improvement Council and as a member of the AMGA Foundation Board.