Dean Teague, FACHE
Dean Teague, FACHE, has been President & CEO of Calvert Health System (CHS), since March 2015. CHS is the largest employer in Calvert County and has more than 1,200 employees. The system includes Calvert Memorial Hospital, an employed physician network, urgent care centers, a diagnostic imaging facility, a home health care agency and centers for radiation and physical therapy. He joined CHS in June of 2012 as chief operating officer. Before joining CHC, Teague served as vice president of operations for six years at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, MD. In 2006, he retired from the US Navy after 24 years of active duty. Prior to his retirement from the Navy, he was the senior administrator for three years of the White House Medical Unit, which provides health care for the President, Vice President and the cabinet members. In 2017 Teague was recognized as a Grassroots Champion for his exceptional leadership in generating grassroots activity in support of the hospital community. The American Hospital Association Grassroots Champions Award, which is presented each year to one person from each state, was created to recognize those hospital leaders who most effectively educate elected officials on how major issues affect the hospital’s vital role in the community, who have done an exemplary job in broadening the base of community support for the hospital, and who are tireless advocates for the hospital and its patients. He has a master’s in healthcare administration from the University of New Haven, and is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dean and his wife, Pam, have been married for 31 years and have a daughter, Kaitlyn.