Grace Emerson Terrell, M.D., M.M.M., FACP, FACPE


Dr. Grace Terrell is chief executive officer at Envision Genomics, Inc., a comprehensive clinical genomics services provider, and president and chief operation officer at Eventus WholeHealth. Formerly, she was founder and strategist at CHESS, a physician-managed healthcare services company.

Formerly, Dr. Terrell was a general internist and chief executive officer of Cornerstone Health Care, P.A., a multispecialty medical group in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina with more than 370 providers and 1,800 employees who practice at 15 separate hospitals.

Dr. Terrell has served on many community boards and organizations  and is currently on the boards of  the High Point United Way, the High Point Chamber of Commerce, and the North Carolina Medical Society Towards Accountable Care Consortium, to list a few. Cornerstone Health Care was the first practice in North Carolina to achieve NCQA level 3 Physician Practice Connection recognition. She is the co-author of MD 2.0: Physician Leadership for the Information Age.

She has spoken at the AMGA Annual Conference and various regional meetings and is an active member of the CEO Council. Cornerstone is a member of the Anceta Collaborative and a Foundation donor.

She received her BA in English and religion from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1983, where she was a Morehead scholar.  She received her MD from Duke University in 1989 and completed an internship in pathology at Duke in 1989.  She completed her residency training in internal medicine at N.C. Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem in1993. In 2000 she completed a Master's in Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University.