Randal Dabbs, MD
- President, Practice Development
Dr. Randal Dabbs was a co-founder of Southeastern Emergency Physicians, the predecessor to TeamHealth, and served as president and chief medical officer of the largest affiliate of TeamHealth for more than 15 years. As president of practice development, he creates and deploys many national programs that enhance the practice of medicine at TeamHealth facilities across all services lines throughout the country, including:
- clinician engagement and retention
- merger and acquisition relationships
- risk and claims management
- leadership and education training
Dr. Dabbs is TeamHealth’s liaison to the American College of Emergency Physicians and the executive sponsor of the Advanced Practice Clinician Council. He is ABEM- and ABFM-certified and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He completed his residency training in family medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, where he later held the position of chief of emergency services from 1982 to 1999. He has been a standing member of the Claims Committee throughout its existence and regularly conducts seminars on risk management. Dr. Dabbs is passionate about and regularly lectures on clinician retention, leadership development and improving both the provider and patient experience.