Britt Berrett is the former president of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
and executive vice president of Texas Health Resources.
He is an Executive Coach with MEDI and has more than 25 years of experience as a
hospital president and CEO. His background includes leadership in faith based,
investor-owned and academic/teaching hospitals ranging from small to large. He
brings strengths in building physician stakeholder relationships, organizational
excellence, and driving clinical operations to achieve business results.
Dr. Berrett holds a PhD from the School of Economics, Policy and Political Science at
the University of Texas at Dallas. His dissertation, “Leadership Theory in Strategic
Planning in Hospitals,” reflects his passion for advancing the business side of hospital
operations to further advance the mission to improve patients’ lives. He received a
Master of Science degree in health administration from Washington University School
of Medicine, St. Louis, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Brigham Young
University. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and has
served as a Regent for six years.
In 2013, Dr. Berrett co-authored a New York Times Best Selling book on leadership
in healthcare entitled, “Patients Come Second – Leading Change by Changing How
Currently, Dr. Berrett is the program director and clinical faculty of Health Care
Management at the University of Texas at Dallas in the Jindal School of Management.
He lectures nationally and internationally and is a featured speaker at industry and