Dr. Kelvin A. Baggett

Managing Director, Head of Patient Impact, and Chair of the EMPIRIC Institute, Patient Square Capital

Dr. Kelvin A. Baggett is a managing director on Patient Square Capital’s Transformation and Growth Team, where he serves as the head of Patient Impact and chair of Patient Square’s EMPIRIC Institute. In his leadership role with Patient Square’s EMPIRIC Institute, Baggett utilizes his extensive health care experience to measure and drive improvements in quality, care delivery, health outcomes, and patient impact on a large scale across Patient Square’s investments.

Baggett has held various roles in health care as a physician, clinical leader, operator, advisor, and investor. Prior to joining Patient Square, he served as the executive vice president & chief impact officer at McKesson, a Fortune 10 company. As a member of McKesson’s Executive Operating Team, he was responsible for global strategies and initiatives and played a pivotal role in shaping McKesson’s purpose of “Advancing Health Outcomes for All.”

Before McKesson, Baggett served as the chief operating officer for Health Care Navigator, the senior vice president & chief clinical officer at Tenet Healthcare Corporation, and prior to that as the chief operating officer for Clinical Services Group for HCA Healthcare. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he served as a civic volunteer as the City of Dallas’ COVID-19 Health and Healthcare Access Czar.

Baggett completed his medical training in internal medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine. He completed advanced training as a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and as a fellow at the Duke University School of Medicine. He earned his BS in biology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MD from the East Carolina University School of Medicine, an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.