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TeamHealth Names Philip McSween Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Press Release

TeamHealth, a leading clinician services organization, announced the appointment of Philip McSween as the company’s executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary effective July 31. As executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary McSween will provide leadership and strategy for the company’s legal affairs.

“Phil is a thoughtful advisor who offers a deep understanding of healthcare law and decades of experience in physician-centric organizations,” said Leif Murphy, president and CEO of TeamHealth. “I look forward to his steadfast guidance as TeamHealth continues to grow and expand its capabilities to support clinicians and clients in an evolving healthcare environment.”

“TeamHealth has a long-standing commitment to clinical quality and patient safety, outstanding client service and operational excellence,” McSween said. “I am honored to join a top-notch executive leadership team and look forward to the opportunity to work alongside the best and brightest clinicians and healthcare professionals in the country.”

Prior to joining TeamHealth, McSween was a shareholder at Baker Donelson, where, since 2007, he served as chair of the Baker Ober Health Law Group, the third largest health law practice in the U.S. In practice, he counseled both non-profit and for-profit healthcare providers on a variety of regulatory and business issues, including joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions in all 50 states. He also advised clients on the legal issues related to healthcare services, physician transactions, outpatient services transactions, management and analysis of compliance issues and outsourcing service lines. His national client base included academic medical centers and health systems, specialty providers and physician groups.

McSween has been named among The Best Lawyers in America® since 2010 in the areas of healthcare law, corporate law and mergers and acquisitions law. Additionally, he has been listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers since 2012 as a leading healthcare lawyer in Tennessee. McSween served as a member of the board of directors of the Nashville Health Care Council from 2014 to 2015. McSween received a bachelor’s degree from Rhodes College and received a law degree from the University of Virginia.

About TeamHealth

At TeamHealth, our purpose is to perfect our physicians’ ability to practice medicine, every day, in everything we do. Through our approximately 20,000 affiliated physicians and advanced practice clinicians, TeamHealth offers outsourced emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, orthopedic hospitalist, acute care surgery, obstetrics and gynecology hospitalist, ambulatory care, post-acute care and medical call center solutions to approximately 3,300 acute and post-acute facilities and physician groups nationwide. Our philosophy is as simple as our goal is singular: we believe better experiences for physicians lead to better outcomes—for patients, hospital partners and physicians alike. Join our team; we value and empower clinicians. Partner with us; we deliver on our promises. Learn more at

The term “TeamHealth” as used throughout this release includes Team Health Holdings, Inc., its subsidiaries, affiliates, affiliated medical groups and providers, all of which are part of the TeamHealth organization. “Providers” are physicians, advanced practice clinicians and other healthcare providers who are employed by or contract with subsidiaries or affiliated entities of Team Health Holdings, Inc. All such providers exercise independent clinical judgment when providing patient care. Team Health Holdings, Inc., does not have any employees, does not contract with providers and does not practice medicine.