Dr. Julie Watson

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for INTEGRIS Health

Dr Julie Watson

Julie Watson, MD MPH is the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for INTEGRIS Health. Previously, she served as Chief Medical Officer of INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center facilities from 2018 to 2020, as well as Vice President of Medical Affairs for the system from 2019-2020. She began her leadership career at INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center in 2012, serving as the Department Chair of Pediatrics for six years.

Dr. Watson completed her pediatric residency at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and her neonatal-perinatal fellowship at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. She also holds a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Illinois – Chicago with an emphasis in Health Policy. Following training, she returned to Oklahoma City in 2008 to begin her neonatology career, practicing in six Oklahoma City INTEGRIS Health hospitals as a board certified neonatologist. In 2018, she completed a certificate program in Fundamentals of Value Based Health Care through Dartmouth Institute. She also serves on the board of Variety Care and enjoys time with her family, hiking and doing yoga.


LIFT Panel Discussion: Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace
For the first time in history, there are five generations working side by side in the workforce. As Gen Z enters the workplace, these multiple generations now spans roughly 69 years, and each generation brings its own valuable perspective shaped by values, environment, and culture which affect behavior, choices and opportunities. So how do we effective lead in today’s multi-generational workplace? This panel will be a candid discussion about narrowing the generational divide and dispelling myths by understanding the strengths and values of each generation, how to attract and retain talent, and create the workplace of the future through innovation, mutual respect, and intergenerational cooperation.