As vice president of quality and clinical transformation for Orlando Health, George is responsible for implementing strategies to support the organization’s goal to achieve high-performing quality and safety, and become a Watson 100 Top Hospitals/15 Top Health Systems organization. To accomplish this, he works with Orlando Health senior leadership and physicians to deliver enhanced patient safety and quality medical care across the healthcare system.
Previously, he served as chief quality officer of Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC), where he had oversight and responsibility for the facility’s healthcare quality. Since 2001, he has served Orlando Health ORMC as an attending emergency medicine physician.
Before joining the Orlando Health ORMC quality team, George was the deputy county administrator and director of health and public safety for Orange County. In that role, he provided leadership for the county’s corrections, fire rescue and health services departments. He also has served as the medical director for the Orange County EMS System since 2005.
George earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine (Florida). He completed his emergency medicine residency training at Orlando Health ORMC and went on to complete a physician fellowship in emergency medical services. George is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American Association of Physician Leadership and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.