Joe Dant is President of the South Region and Institutes for Endeavor Health, which includes Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health. In this role, Joe leads operational functions for the South Region to ensure clinical, quality, experience and administrative services meet the healthcare needs of patients and the communities throughout the region.

Dant was most recently President of Edward Hospital and South Institutes following the merger of NorthShore and Edward-Elmhurst Health (EEH). He joined EEH in 2017 to lead the employed and affiliated medical group and was promoted to President/CEO of Edward Hospital in 2019. He has overseen Physician Recruitment and Relations, Real Estate Development and Property Management and IT.

In more than 27 years in healthcare, Dant has served in numerous hospital system leadership roles and has held positions in the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries, as well as served as a U.S. Naval officer.

Dant earned his bachelor’s degree in Government and International Relations from the University of Notre Dame and holds an MBA from Benedictine University.