Dr. Ted James is an internationally recognized speaker and executive coach who is passionate about transforming health care through innovation and leadership development. Drawing on over 20 years of experience as a physician leader, educator, and healthcare management consultant, he inspires individuals to become engaged change agents who have a positive impact on organizational culture. He believes that the only way to succeed in health care is to promote new ways of meeting patients' needs and to create clinical teams that thrive.
As a medical director and lecturer within the Harvard healthcare system, Dr. James has extensive experience with efforts to advance health care. He leads international programs focused on digital health, clinician engagement, and patient experience. He enjoys collaborating with healthcare executives and industry experts from around the world, as well as sharing his knowledge through organizations such as the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Academy of Medicine.
He is an author who writes about the trends shaping the future of medicine and strategies for transforming the healthcare ecosystem. Dr. James has received numerous awards for his contributions to teaching, leadership, and quality. One of his greatest professional satisfactions comes from partnering with others to reimagine healthcare in ways that improve organizational performance and the wellbeing of patients, care teams, and communities.