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Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE

President/CEO

Memorial Healthcare System

Aurelio M. Fernandez III has been president/CEO of Memorial Healthcare System since March 2016. Mr. Fernandez joined Memorial Hospital Miramar as its CEO in 2007, and in 2012 he was promoted to executive vice president/COO for Memorial Healthcare System. Prior to joining Memorial, Mr. Fernandez worked at Tenet Healthcare Corporation in a variety of roles, from executive director of Tenet Physician Services to CEO of Hialeah Hospital and Florida Medical Center. Mr. Fernandez has been an active member of the south Florida healthcare community for over 40 years and is the immediate past chair and a current member of the board of trustees of the Florida Hospital Association. He also serves on the boards of the Safety Net Hospital Alliance of Florida and Catholic Health Services and is a member of the Broward Workshop. Mr. Fernandez additionally was appointed to serve on the Transition Advisory Committee for Health and Wellness for Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2018. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.

Sessions

Leadership Insights: The Future of Healthcare Strategy

Presented by Paul H. Keckley, PhD, Aurelio M. Fernandez, III, FACHE, Christopher Van Gorder, FACHE, Johnese Spisso, MPA at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, March 23rd.

From expanding virtual care delivery models to significant workforce challenges, there is no doubt that healthcare executives face an evolving and unprecedented health landscape in 2021 and beyond. While there is enormous momentum behind and support for the field as a whole, healthcare providers faced their most challenging year in memory, and systems are still…