John Garrett

John S. Garrett, MD, MRA, FACEP

Chief Medical Officer, BEST, PA

Dr. John S. Garrett currently serves as the Chair of Emergency Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center and Chief Medical Officer of Beacon Emergency Services Team. He most recently served as Chief Patient Safety Officer and Medical Director for healthcare improvement at Baylor University Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Baylor Scott & White Health.

Dr. Garrett completed his fellowship in EMS medical directorship, disaster response, and pre-hospital research at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, and then relocated to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. His research efforts have focused on implementation science, bringing the newest developments in resuscitation science to the emergency departments of Baylor Scott & White Health, improving systems of care delivery to prevent avoidable patient harm, and the development of operational interventions to address rapid recognition of critical illness.