Regina Rogoff

  • Name
  • Regina Rogoff
  • Title
  • CEO
  • Organization
  • People’s Community Clinic
  • Years as Executive Director
  • 11

  • What does your organization do?
  • People’s Community Clinic is a primary care medical practice for uninsured and medically underserved Central Texans.
  • How did you become interested in this work?
  • Early in my legal career I was involved in litigation regarding access to healthcare and as a young lawyer I served on the PCC Board of Directors.
  • What drives your passion?
  • My passion comes from a deep and longstanding commitment to a just society. I firmly believe that access to quality affordable healthcare is a basic human right.
  • Did you have a mentor or role model?
  • I really didn’t have a single mentor, but there were a number of folks along the way who encouraged me in my career. I have especially fond memories of a judge who provided guidance to me as a newly minted attorney.
  • What's the biggest challenge in your work?
  • Healthcare is such a rapidly changing industry that it’s hard to stay on top of everything. Change is the only constant.
  • What's the best advice that you have ever received?
  • We’ll all die with our in-boxes full so take care of yourself and find work-life balance.
  • What are your top tips for new Executive Directors?
  • - Take time to listen to others, there’s a lot of untapped wisdom to be gained.

    - Don’t be afraid to hire folks smarter than you.

    - Build a strong team and trust your team to do the right thing.

    Bonus tip: Meet individually with your Board members to build trust, get feedback and make sure they are having good experiences.

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