Thomas C. Guirkin, MD, MBA, is a leading Hospitalist and System Medical Director for Hospital Medicine currently serving patients at Saint Francis Health System in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is an energetic, enthusiastic physician executive who aims to help drive the development of healthcare in the United States in a way that improves clinical outcomes while offering efficient, cost-effective care to those in need. Dr. Guirkin has a specific interest in operations and cost-flow management. After earning his medical degree in 2007 at Virginia Commonwealth University, he completed his residency and fellowship at Georgetown University, followed by his MBA at Virginia Commonwealth University - School of Business in 2015. Additionally, in order to stay up to date on all medical advancements in his field, he maintains a professional membership with the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Society of Hospital Medicine.