Dr. Stephen Beeson is a nationally recognized speaker who has provided tools and tactics for engaging and training physicians for hundreds of medical groups and hospitals throughout the country. In September 2006, Dr. Beeson released his book, Practicing Excellence. A Physician’s Manual to Exceptional Health Care. This national best seller articulates a strategic, prescriptive “how-to” approach to improve physician performance in quality and service and train physicians to drive organizational success. In 2009, Dr Beeson released his second book, Engaging Physicians: A Manual to Physician Partnership. This critically acclaimed book takes system leaders on a staged journey to physician enrollment in organizational change efforts.
Stephen Beeson is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing with Sharp Rees- Stealy Medical Group. In 2001, Dr. Beeson was selected by Sharp HealthCare leadership to serve as the Physician Director for the Sharp Experience, an organizational commitment to service and operational excellence. Dr. Beeson’s patient satisfaction ranks him in the 99th percentile nationwide, and Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group is currently ranked the #1 medical group in California in service and quality for the third consecutive year. San Diego County Medical Society voted Dr. Beeson as one San Diego’s best physicians for eight consecutive years. Recently, Dr. Beeson was a recipient for the Center of Recognized Excellence Award for Individual Service Excellence, and Sharp HealthCare was the recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award for 2007 for organizational performance.
Dr. Beeson heads the faculty for the “The Physician Partnership Institute: A Path To Alignment, Engagement and Integration”, a reliably sold-out two day training session bringing hundreds of organizations form across the country to learn about physician engagement and performance improvement. Dr. Beeson has spoken to some of the largest and most prestigious systems in the country including Mass General, Baylor, Oklahoma University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin, Kaiser Permanente, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Sutter Health, MGMA, AMGA, AAFP, VHA and hundreds of others. Physician training and getting physicians “on board” were key strategies to Sharp Rees-Stealy’s transformational success. Dr. Beeson now brings these proven tactics to medical groups, leaders and hospitals across the country to help physicians and leaders work together to create high performance healthcare systems. Dr. Beeson is passionate about providing exceptional care to patients and works with Studer Group as a medical advisor, speaker and physician coach to broaden the difference he can make with physicians and leaders across the country.
University of California
San Diego School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude
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By: Stephen Beeson, MD
By: Stephen Beeson, MD