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Nicholas Tejeda

Group President, Western Group - Tenet Healthcare

Nicholas Tejeda is the Group President, Western Group for Tenet Healthcare. In this role he is responsible for the healthcare operations in West Texas, New Mexico, as well as Orange County (LA), Central Coast, and Central Valley in California. Collectively this represents 15,000 employees, 17 hospitals and hundreds of ambulatory access points including freestanding ERs, urgent care clinics, physician clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and other outpatient services.

Previously, Nicholas Tejeda was the Group Chief Executive Officer for The Hospitals of Providence in El Paso, Texas.

Nicholas is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees. He was the recipient of the 2018 Early Career Achievement in Medicine Award by the University of Kansas Medical Alumni Association, the first non-physician to receive such recognition. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and previously received ACHE Robert S. Hudgens Memorial Award for Young Healthcare Executive of the Year. For two years, he served as the Chair for the AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity. The Federation of American Hospitals awarded Nicholas the 2013 Corris Boyd Diversity & Leadership Award and he was recognized with 2020 AHA Board of Trustees award for his substantial and noteworthy contributions towards health equity across the United States. He serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor with the TTUHSC Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing.