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.