Office of the Chancellor

Nov. 5 - Dr. Jose Mayorga ’99, MD ’05

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Dr. Jose Mayorga

Dr. Jose Mayorga

Dr. José Mayorga is a board-certified Family Physician leader with extensive professional experience in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Dr. Mayorga has dedicated his Family Medicine career to providing high-quality care to the medically underserved. He has been an advocate in empowering care teams to function at their highest level of expertise, which resulted in numerous successes in improved care for the most vulnerable in Orange County.  

Dr. Mayorga started his prestigious career after graduating from the residency program at Harbor-UCLA Family Medicine. After graduating, he opened his own medical practice which demonstrated his excellent leadership skills, leading him to be appointed as the Site Medical Director for AltaMed Health Services (a FQHC). In this role, Dr. Mayorga implemented evidenced-based medical workflows to achieve HEDIS and NCQA Metrics, measures for high quality healthcare.  He was then recruited to become the inaugural Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for Share Our Selves Corporation (SOS), a newly designated federally qualified health center (FQHC). Through his leadership, SOS achieved the highest level of NCQA Patient Centered Medical Home designation. This success led to Dr. Mayorga’s recruitment to a Fortune 200 company, DaVita Medical Group and became the Orange County IPA Medical Director for HealthCare Partners, a division of DaVita Medical Group.  During his leadership, the Independent Physician Associations (IPAs) showed continuous improvement in all areas, including improvement in quality metric performance and chronic condition management of Medi-Cal and Senior managed care patients.  In July 2018, he joined the UCI Health, Department of Family Medicine where he leads the UCI FQHC as their CEO & CMO. He was excited to return to the clinic where his passion for underserved medicine began as a medical student 20 years earlier.