Kenneth G. Poole, Jr., M.D., M.B.A.

  1. Internist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Kenneth G. Poole Jr., M.D., M.B.A., is a general internal medicine practitioner. His clinical focus includes:

  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Allergies
  • Musculoskeletal disease

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Poole is the medical director of Patient Experience for Mayo Clinic's campus in Arizona. He is also active in research and education, serving as faculty and an admissions committee member for Mayo Clinic School of Medicine. Dr. Poole's academic interests include health economics and policy, innovation in health care delivery, and clinical informatics. He authors expert content and publishes in high-impact scientific journals.

  1. 2014
    MBAWashington University
  2. 2011
    Resident - Internal MedicineSt. John's Mercy Medical Center
  3. 2007
    MDNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  4. 2003
    BS - Biology - Minor in ChemistryTennessee State University

Certifications

  1. 2011
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2019
    Selected FinalistEarly Career Physician Clinical Vignette and Poster Competition, American College of Physicians
  2. 2018
    Second Place WinnerArizona Resident Research Poster/Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians
  3. 2018
    First Place WinnerArizona Resident Research Poster/Abstract Competition, American College of Physicians

Professional memberships

  1. 2019 - present
    MemberHouse of Delegates Committee on Medical Economics, National Medical Association
  2. 2018
    Panel FacilitatorPathways to Physician Diversity National Summit, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
  3. 2018
    MemberBlack Medical Students Health Panel, Arizona State University
  4. 2018
    ModeratorExpert Panel, Arizona Health Equity Conference
  5. 2018
    SpeakerAfrican American Leadership Institute, The State of Black Arizona
  6. 2018 - present
    ChairArizona/Florida, Health Information Coordinating Subcommittee, EMR & Systems Oversight Committee
  7. 2018 - present
    EPIC Super UserEnterprise EMR Convergence Planning Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Enterprise, Practice Convergence Council
  8. 2018 - present
    LeadForms Review Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic Documentation Subgroup
  9. 2017 - present
    Medical DirectorPatient Experience Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  10. 2017 - present
    MemberAdmissions Operating Committee, Mayo Medical School-Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  11. 2017 - 2018
    PresidentArizona Society of Black Physicians
  12. 2017
    MemberPhysician Consultant Search Committee, Division of Community Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine
  13. 2017
    MemberBlack Medical Students Health Panel, Arizona State University
  14. 2017
    MemberHealthcare Diversity Summit Panel, Arizona Diversity Council
  15. 2016 - present
    Board MemberMaricopa County Medical Society
  16. 2016 - present
    MemberFaculty Affairs Executive Committee, Mayo Medical School-Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  17. 2016 - 2017
    ChairDiversity and Inclusion Council, Mayo Medical School-Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  18. 2016 - present
    MemberAdmissions Committee, Mayo Medical School-Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  19. 2015 - present
    MemberArizona Society of Black Physicians
  20. 2015 - 2017
    MemberArizona/Florida, Health Information Coordinating Subcommittee, EMR & Systems Oversight Committee
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberArizona Medical Association
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Publications