Provider Spotlight

Ryan R. Hawkins

Ryan R. Hawkins is the newly appointed President and Chief Executive Officer at Jessie Trice Community Health System, Inc. (JTCHS).

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Mr. Hawkins holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, where he pledged Phi Beta Sigma. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Miami and a Master’s degree in Social Work and Public Administration from Florida State University.

With over 16 years of distinguished service in healthcare administration and government leadership, Mr. Hawkins spent the last eight years as an executive with Jackson Health System, serving two years as the Chief of Staff to the Chief Operating Officer and the last six as the Chief Operating Officer of Jackson North Medical Center. In that role, he was the executive sponsor of the $130 million hospital renovation project. This modernization effort transformed the facility and significantly increased patient volume and patient satisfaction scores. Mr. Hawkins’ extensive level of experience, coupled with his years of leadership in the Miami-Dade County Commission, Florida Senate and community advocacy, have prepared him to lead JTCHS to a new realm at this critical time in our community.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Hawkins is deeply committed to improving healthcare access and addressing disparities. He actively participates in industry associations and advocacy efforts, serving as a thought leader and sought-after speaker on healthcare leadership and policy.


Minority Health Month

Dear Colleagues, Patients, and Community Members, As Chief Medical Officer, I am pleased to address you during Minority Health Month. This important observance provides a crucial opportunity to highlight the health disparities affecting racial and ethnic minority groups and to promote equitable healthcare for all. Minority Health Month is a time to reflect on the

JTCHS Men’s Health & Wellness Fair

In recognition of Men’s Health Month, Jessie Trice Community Health System (JTCHS) will host a Health and Wellness Fair. It takes place on Tuesday, June 11 at the JTCHS Frederica Wilson/Juanita Mann Center, located at 2520  N.W. 75th Street in Miami. The free service is from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. “We want to continue serving our community, and we’re delighted to offer this special