Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Profiles in Diversity

Profiles in Diversity - Carol E. Rose, MD


Dr. Carol Rose was elected Chair of the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine in 2010, the culmination of a distinguished career in anesthesiology and organized medicine.

Dr. Rose entered medical school in at the University of Miami in 1978, 33 years old and already a mother of two. She was one of only eight women in a class of 100 as well as one of the oldest. Dr. Rose believes that her life experiences gave her a deeper appreciation for her courses than the other students; “I loved school. I loved everything about it.”