Liz Youngblood, MBA, RN, FACHE

Liz Youngblood serves as the SVP/COO of St. Luke’s Health Texas Division and President of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. She works closely with CHI Texas Division Boards, leaders, physicians, and staff to enhance operational efficiency and build best practices. She has a strong track record for establishing clinical service lines for orthopedics, oncology, transplant, and cardiovascular services to help drive strategy and improve clinical outcomes. Show full bio

Before joining CHI, Ms. Youngblood worked for the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she led three adult hospitals and more than 100 ambulatory departments and clinics in the Jackson market. As Vice President of Operations and Administration at Baylor University Medical Center and the Vice President of Digestive Disease and Neuroscience Service Line at Baylor Scott & White Health North Texas Division, Liz was responsible for operational and capital budgets, strategic planning, performance enhancement, and growth initiatives for multiple departments and for clinical service lines nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Liz obtained an Executive Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University, a bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University, and a Diploma of Nursing from the Ona M. Wilcox School of Nursing in Connecticut. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Texas Heart Institute Positions

Academic & Clinical Affiliations

  • St. Luke’s Health Texas Division
  • Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

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