STEPHEN BEESON, MD
Dr. Stephen Beeson, founder and CEO of Practicing Excellence, is a nationally recognized speaker, physician, and author whose life mission is to coach and develop clinicians to be their best.
Dr. Beeson started his career as a family medicine physician with the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group in San Diego in 1994. During his career, Dr. Beeson was tasked to coach, develop and engage clinicians to help improve both the clinician and patient experience.
Inspired to help clinicians across the nation become their best, Dr. Beeson founded Practicing Excellence. The company partners with health systems and medical groups to deliver coordinated skill-building programs that create measurable results in well-being, patient experience, and leadership effectiveness. Under Dr. Beeson’s leadership, Practicing Excellence launched the Clinician Experience Project (CEP) to serve physicians, advanced practice providers (APPs), and clinical leaders, and the Nursing Experience Project (NEP) to help nurses and nurse leaders. Practicing Excellence serves a growing community of organizations dedicated to developing their people and impact care for patients and care teams, alike.
What healthcare Leaders Are saying
Learn how others have been impacted by collaboration with Dr. Beeson
a key part of the journey
“Dr. Beeson connects with our physicians, clearly understanding the challenges of the front line healthcare provider and has been a key part of our journey to excellence.”
Mike Bush, MD | CMO, St. Vincent Healthcare
“By reminding us about what attracted us to medicine in the first place, Dr. Beeson is a natural at motivating clinicians to self-examine their beliefs and behaviors to improve their connections with patients, colleagues, and others.”
Alex Shepard, MD | Henry Ford Health System
“Dr. Beeson is a highly skilled, authentic, and genuine speaker and leader. He speaks from sound practical experience and from the heart to engage physicians in leadership and active participation in healthcare transformation”.
Ralph Yates, MD | CMO, Salem Health
Books By Dr. Beeson
Practicing Excellence: A Physician’s Manual to Exceptional Healthcare
A physician’s guide to patient connection, team collaboration and local leadership fueled by purpose, commitment and making impact.