Grace Emerson Terrell, MD, MMM, FACP, FACPE
Dr. Grace Terrell has been the chief executive officer and president of Cornerstone Health Care, P.A. since 2000. Cornerstone is a multi-specialty medical group with over 85 locations in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. In her role, Dr. Terrell has overseen the growth and transformation of Cornerstone as an innovative physician-led medical community.
Dr. Terrell is a national and local leader in health care initiatives and reform. She is a Trustee for the Certifying Commission for Health Information Technology. She has served the American College of Physician Executives as a Board member and on multiple task forces. Currently, she is on the Advisory Board for the Oliver Wyman Health Innovation Center. She is a member of the American Medical Association Innovators Committee and serves on the Towards Accountable Care Consortium for the North Carolina Medical Society. She is also the co-author of MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age, which was published in the spring of 2012.
Her volunteer services include the United Way of Greater High Point both as a Board member and previous Board Chairman. She is also on the Board of Directors for the High Point Chamber of Commerce and the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival.
Dr. Terrell completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead Scholar. She received her medical degree from Duke University in 1989 and completed her residency training in internal medicine at N.C. Baptist Hospital in 1993. In 2000, she received a Master’s in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University.