Elizabeth Teisberg is a tenured professor of
business at the University of Virginia's Darden School
of Business, and a Senior Institute Associate at Harvard's
Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. Her expertise is in
Strategy and Innovation. Professor Teisberg speaks and works
internationally on innovation for dramatic improvement in health
care value, actively implementing Redefining Health Care.
She has developed frameworks and cases to enable the
implementation of health care delivery transformation.
Redefining Health Care received the
American College of Healthcare Executives 2007 James A. Hamilton
book of the year award. At UVA, Professor Teisberg also received
the Frederick S. Morton Leadership Award in 2004 and the
Wachovia Award for research excellence in 2006. Prior to joining
the faculty at the Darden School of Business, she was an associate professor in
the Strategy Group at the Harvard Business School.
In addition to Redefining Health Care,
Professor Teisberg co-authored with Michael Porter five articles on
health care, as well as a Harvard Business Review Special Report
'Fixing Competition in U.S. Health Care'. Professors Teisberg
and Porter have also developed courses on Health Care Delivery
that they co-teach at Harvard University. At the University of
Virginia, Professor Teisberg
teaches Innovation and Health Care Management. She also teaches
executive education at both Harvard and UVA, as well as on-site
for companies and organizations. Professor Teisberg's earlier
projects have analyzed strategy in medical device and biotech
companies, real options, research and development decisions,
medical innovation, and strategic response to uncertainty.
Professor Teisberg is the author or co-author
of over 50 cases and articles in professional publications such
as the Harvard Business Review, Journal of the American Medical
Association, Science, Seminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular
Surgery, Rand Journal of Economics, Management Science,
Research-Technology Management, and Interfaces. She is
the co-author of The Portable MBA, which has been
published in five languages.
Professor Teisberg earned a M.S. and a Ph.D.
in engineering-economic systems from the Stanford
University School of Engineering. She also holds a M. Eng. in systems science from the University of Virginia
and an A.B. degree, summa cum laude, in political science and
mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. She is a
member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Professor Teisberg lives in Charlottesville,