Dr. Jane Appleby, is chief medical officer for Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital, a campus of Methodist Hospital. In this role, Appleby oversees the medical affairs of Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital, as well as championing the patient care delivery system. With over twenty years in practice as an internal medicine doctor, Appleby is board certified in internal medicine and in hospice and palliative medicine. She holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Texas at Austin and earned a doctor of medicine from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio), where she also completed her internship and residency in internal medicine. Appleby held the role of chief quality officer for Methodist Healthcare for five years, leading efforts that resulted in unprecedented improvements in quality metrics.