Jyric Sims was named chief executive officer at Medical City Plano and Medical City Frisco in 2021. Together, both hospitals comprise over 700 acute care beds and 3,000 employees.
Sims brings more than two decades of healthcare experience to the role. Prior to this position, Sims served from 2017 to 2021 as CEO of Medical City Fort Worth, a 348-bed, acute care hospital. There, he led more than $115 million in expansions, including the addition of a patient tower with a 30-bed ER, a neuroscience/spine center and the opening of Medical City ER White Settlement. Sims joined Medical City Healthcare’s parent company, HCA Healthcare, in 2011, serving as vice president and chief operating officer at Tulane Health System, in New Orleans, Louisiana; chief operating officer of St. Lucie Medical Center in Port St. Lucie, Florida; and associate chief operating officer at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, Texas.
Dedicated to community service, Sims currently serves on the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, LSU Foundation Board as the chair of the finance committee, Plano Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and North Texas ACHE Chapter Board. He is a member of Young President’s Organization, Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Sims has received numerous accolades, including 2015 Modern Healthcare Up and Comer Award, 2016 UAMS Alumnus of the Year, 2017 National Association of Healthcare Executives Young Executive of the Year, 2018 “40 Under 40” by the Fort Worth Business Press, 2021 Dallas Business Journal 40 under 40, and 2022 Becker’s Top 75 Black Healthcare Leaders to Know.
Sims holds a PhD in Public Policy from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, a Master of Health Administration from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University.