Randal Dabbs, MD
- President, Practice Development
Randal Dabbs, MD, FACEP, FAAFP, is a co-founder of TeamHealth and served as president and chief medical officer of the largest affiliate of TeamHealth for more than 15 years. As current president of practice development, he has created and deployed 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
- emergency medicine special operations program
- Advanced Practice Clinician Council
Dr. Dabbs received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee at Martin and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences. 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 is both ABEM and ABFM certified.
Dr. Dabbs is TeamHealth’s liaison to the American College of Emergency Physicians and the executive sponsor of the TeamHealth Advanced Practice Clinician Council as well as Substance Use Work Group. He has been a standing member of the Claims Committee throughout its existence and regularly conducts seminars on risk management. He is passionate about and regularly lectures on clinician retention, leadership development, and improving both the provider and patient experience.