Faculty Profile:

George B. Hernandez, Jr.President/Chief Executive OfficerUniversity Health System
George B. Hernández, Jr., JD, is the President/Chief Executive Officer of the Bexar County Hospital District d/b/a University Health. The institution operates 28 primary, specialty and preventive healthcare centers throughout Bexar County, as well as University Hospital, a 716-bed hospital which serves as South Texas’ only civilian Level I trauma center and first and only Level I pediatric trauma and burn center. Hernández serves as a member of the “Code Red” Task Force on Access to Health Care in Texas and is past chair of both the Texas Hospital Association (2013) and Teaching Hospitals of Texas (2005-08). Hernández is a native of San Antonio. He earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’sUniversity and law degree from George Washington University School of Law in Washington,D.C.