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Elizabeth Ransom , MD, FACS

Executive Vice President and Chief Physician Executive

Elizabeth Ransom Biography and Information

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Elizabeth R. Ransom, MD, FACS, was appointed as executive vice president and chief physician executive of Baptist Health in December 2019.

Working collaboratively with physicians, care providers and administrators across the health system, Dr. Ransom leads and supports transformational initiatives designed to improve health and enhance care in every setting.

Since 2012, Dr. Ransom served as the Executive Vice President and Clinical Leader for the North Zone of Texas Health Resources, comprised of nine hospitals, eight ambulatory surgery centers and more than 2,000 physicians. Under Dr. Ransom’s leadership, North Zone hospitals realized numerous quality, safety, employee and consumer awards, including Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award and Guardian of Excellence Award for Employee Engagement, Physician Engagement and Patient Experience. Previously, she served as the Chief Quality Officer for Texas Health Southwest.

She received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Immunology from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and her Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Health System where she was also a Senior Staff Physician, Residency Director and Vice-Chair of the Henry Ford Medical Group. Dr. Ransom serves on The Joint Commission Chief Medical Officer Council and was president of the Dallas/Fort Worth Community Board of the American Diabetes Association and the Fort Worth Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).