Dr Elizabeth Teisberg

Professor
Dell Medical School at UT Austin

Professor Elizabeth Teisberg serves as the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Distinguished University Chair in Value-Based Care, Professor, and Executive Director of the Value Institute for Health and Care at UT Austin’s new Dell Medical School and the McCombs School of Business. Co-creator of the concept of value-based health care delivery, Prof Teisberg is best-known for writing Redefining Health Care: Creating Value-Based Competition on Results, which she co-authored with Harvard’s Prof. Michael E. Porter in 2006.

An expert in the implementation of high value health care throughout the U.S. and around the globe, Prof. Teisberg is an integral part of the leadership team and faculty at Dell Medical School. The Value Institute supports the creation of and transformation to high value health care delivery services, rolling up their sleeves on strategy and implementation for Dell Medical School’s health care services.

In addition to clinical support and translational researchon high-value health care, the Value Institute for Health and Care offers a new Master’s degree in the field of Health Care Transformation designed for working professionals, as well as executive education workshops focused on how to lead, implement,and pay for high value health care.

Prof. Teisberg is also a Senior Associate at Harvard’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Profs. Teisberg and Porter created executive education and university classes at Harvard that introduce the frameworks and theories of value-based health care. Prof Teisberg earned her Ph.D. in engineering at Stanford University and has previously served on the faculties of Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine, University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, and the Harvard Business School.

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