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Teresa Malcolm

System Vice-President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & BelongingDartmouth Health

New Hampshire

Member Since June 2023


I coach physician and faculty leaders seeking personal and professional fulfillment in their clinical workplace. By developing keen awareness of their strengths and co-creating well-designed actions to achieve their goals, I help my colleagues experience joy amidst the chaos. Clients are physicians and academicians with a willingness to experiment with new perspectives, test beliefs that are hindering their progress, and become the leaders they want to be. Certified Physician Coach and Founder of Master Physician Leaders FIND OUT MORE: 🌐 As a Certified Physician Executive, I have extensive experience in the acute-care, ambulatory, and medical group settings. I am dedicated to fostering an equity-centric, People First environment intensely focused on building more inclusive cultures across health systems. My commitment is to improving the lives of all people, integrating culturally compassionate care, and inculcating a human(e) experience where individuals feel valued. Through partnership, strategic planning, and empathic communication, I work collaboratively with executive teams and clinical leaders to build community, develop and promulgate elegant solutions, and ensure a system-wide approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts and achievement. With a certification in multiple scientifically validated tools, I champion a value-aligned, emotionally and culturally intelligent approach to clinicians adopting self-compassionate behaviors, doing the work they love, and prioritizing inclusive leadership so that everyone can bring their best self to every encounter and every relationship.

Published content

Navigating the Future of DEI: Anticipating Hot-Button Issues and Preparing Leaders

expert panel

As we step into an increasingly diverse and interconnected world, the conversation surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) continues to evolve at a rapid pace. The next five years promise to bring forth a multitude of challenges and hot-button issues that will shape the DEI landscape. From the intersectionality of identities to the role of technology in workplace equity, leaders across various sectors are tasked with anticipating and addressing these emerging concerns. Below, nine DEI Think Tank members share the key issues expected to dominate the DEI discourse and provide insights into proactive strategies leaders can adopt today to navigate these turbulent waters tomorrow.

Where Do DEI Statements Stand in the Hiring Process?


In the wake of the Supreme Court's recent ruling on affirmative action, some universities no longer require a DEI personal statement on job applications. DEI leaders at three organizations share their take.

DEI Training Topics: 7 Conversations Your Workforce Should Have


From cultural competency to LGBTQIA+ and gender inclusivity, these are seven training topics diversity leaders should conduct within their organization.

Dartmouth Health on How to Reduce Hiring Bias, the Power of DEIB Statements


Dr. Terri Malcolm, Dartmouth Health's vice president of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, shares how the healthcare system is diversifying its workforce to address health inequities in its communities.

5 Unique Challenges DEI Leaders are Navigating in Healthcare


If you’re considering a jump to a DEI position in healthcare, consider these five factors that will shape your experience there.

Company details

Dartmouth Health

Company bio

Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes its Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 51 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, including the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital and clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT, and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.


Hospital & Health Care

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10,001 plus

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