Britt R. Berrett, PhD

Britt Berrett
Clinical Professor, Organizations, Strategy and International Management
Director, BS Healthcare Management
Director, Center for Healthcare Leadership & Management
(972) 883-5849
PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2009
MHA, Washington University School of Medicine, 1989
BS, Brigham Young University, 1987
HMGT 3301 Introduction to Healthcare Management
HMGT 6340 Principles of Hospital Administration
Current / Recent Research
Transformational Leadership 
Physician and Administrator Relationships
Awards and Recognition
Co-Author – New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best Seller – “Patients Come Second – Leading Change by Changing the Way You Lead”, 2013
Professional Organizations
American College of Healthcare Executives
Adjunct Faculty – Southern Methodist University – Department of Applied Physiology and Sports Management – APSM 4349 – Healthcare: From Policy to Practice, 2012 – 2014
Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management National Advisory Council
Invited Speaker for Dignity Health, Health Leaders Conference, McKesson Executive Leadership Summit,  O.C. Tanner National Conference,  Becker’s Review National Meeting, Premier Health, Beryl Health, HFMA, Stericycle National Sales, Celebration Health, Ensign Group, U.S. Naval West Pacific Command, National Association of Neo-Natal Nurses, Southern California ACHE, Arkansas Hospital Association, Memorial Hospital – Sugarland, etc., BJC Leadership Conference, Army Command Team Leaders Development and Training Session - 2016, Centra Health Leadership Conference – Lynchburg, VA 2016,  
American College of Healthcare Executive Annual Congress – “Patients Come Second” 2009, 2010 & 2011
American College of Healthcare Executive Annual Congress CEO Boot Camp – Co-Presenter with Tom Atchison – 2015, 2016 & 2017
American College of Healthcare Executives Cluster Program – “You Have a Physician Leader – Now What?”  Chicago, Orlando & Las Vegas 2016 & 2017
Volunteer Organizations Active in a Disaster (VOAD) – Dallas Chapter – Vice President, Collin County Chapter - Member
Executive Coach – MEDI Company
Distinguished Alumni Award – University of Texas – Dallas 2011
Allen Sports Association – Volunteer of the Year 2011
Allen Sports Association, Board of Directors, President, 2006- 2010
Guest Lecturer – Leadership Dallas, BYU, UTD, SMU, Lockeed-Martin, PWC, AHA, UNT, Bill Priest Institute, UC San Marcos
Volunteer Organizations Active in a Disaster (VOAD) – Vice President 2014- current
Regent for the American College of Healthcare Executives -North Texas – 2007 - 2010; 2010 - 2013
American College of Healthcare Executives – Fellow
Recipient of the Regents Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives
Careflite Board of Directors
MedSynergies Board of Directors
University of Texas at Dallas Healthcare Administration Advisory Board
Distinguished Service Award, American College of Healthcare Executives
Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce (GDCC), Executive Board Member
Dallas Medical Resources, Board Member
Labor and Human Resources Committee - GDCC, Chairman
Dallas/Fort Worth Hospital Council, Board Member
Health Industry Council – Dallas/Fort Worth, Board Member
Green Oaks Psychiatric Hospital – Dallas Texas, Board Member
Texas Business Education Coalition, Board Member
Ronald McDonald House, Advisory Board Member
University of Texas at Dallas Executive Education Advisory Board
SMU Executive MBA Scholarship Merit & Mentoring Program, Mentor
American Heart Association – Dallas Division, Board Member
City of Dallas Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee Member 40 Under
40 Award - Dallas Business Journal
South Bay Human Services Council, Chairman
Modern Healthcare “Up & Comer”, 1998
American Heart Association – Chairman, San Diego South County Division
American Heart Association – Volunteer of the Year, South County Division
South Bay YMCA, Board Member
Burn Institute, Board Member
Prior to joining UTD, Dr. Berrett served as the President of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, a 900-bed hospital and Executive Vice President of Texas Health Resources (THR) network of 24 facilities and over 250 ambulatory centers located throughout North Texas. Previously he was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical City and Medical City Children’s Hospital, the flagship medical center for the North Texas Division of HCA. He also served as a CEO as part of the SHARP Healthcare system in San Diego, California. With almost 30 years of both not-for-profit and for-profit executive health care experience, he has navigated some of the most complicated organizational and environmental challenges in health care. In his executive role, his organizations have achieved recognition for exceptional organizational performance and employee engagement. Dr. Berrett has experienced an inspiring level of success through his commitment to teams and organizational culture. Throughout his career he has served on 17 different board of directors for industry and community organizations and agencies. He brings his professional and educational experience to the University of Texas at Dallas to prepare the next generation of healthcare leaders.
List of Published Works