Dr. Floyd J. "Flip" Roberts Jr., FACP, FCCP
Vice President of Clinical Affairs
Dr. Flip Roberts is the vice president of clinical affairs. In this position, Dr. Roberts provides strategic leadership on clinical and professional matters impacting the Association and its member hospitals in all areas pertaining to physician/hospital integration, clinical affairs, quality improvement and patient safety.
Dr. Roberts previously served as the chief medical officer of Baton Rouge General Medical Center (BRGMC). He was responsible for developing the Tulane University School of Medicine satellite campus in Baton Rouge and served as the first regional dean. Dr. Roberts also served as medical director of graduate medical education at BRGMC, as well as the initial program director of the Baton Rouge General/Tulane Internal Medicine Residency Program.
He has earned numerous awards and honors, including the AHA/HRET Fellowship in Patient Safety Leadership; the “Resident’s Choice” award in 2000, which is awarded by graduating family medicine residents for outstanding support, teaching and role modeling; and the Physicians’ Recognition Award from the American Medical Association. He is a graduate of LSU and received his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed an internship, a residency and a fellowship in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at the Department of Medicine of the University of Alabama. Dr. Roberts is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, with special qualifications in critical care medicine and pulmonary diseases. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians; a member of the American Thoracic Society; a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians; a member of the Louisiana State Medical Society; and a member of the American College of Physician Executives.