Public Health Trust

The Public Health Trust was created by the Board of County Commissioners as an independent governing body for Jackson Health System.

About Public Health Trust

The Public Health Trust, created in 1973, is composed of volunteer citizens who set policies that assure that Jackson Health System is responsive to community needs. This “citizen body” provides leadership for joint planning between Jackson Health System, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami-Dade County and other private and community organizations.

 

Purpose of the Public Health Trust

The purpose(s) of the Public Health Trust shall include operation, governance, and maintenance of Trust facilities:

  • For the benefit of the general community and not for the exclusive benefit of any single individual or group of individuals;
  • As the major provider of health services, directly and indirectly, to the poor and near poor with-in Miami-Dade County;
  • For serving the healthcare needs of patients living in reasonable geographic proximity to Jackson Memorial Hospital and other Trust Facilities;
  • With the capability of supporting, maintaining and managing a proper balance between primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare programs that will strive for a single standard of general and specialized health services;
  • As a major referral center that has elected to offer a full range of medical and support specialties which are not generally available at community hospitals, including trauma care;
  • As a teaching facility that operates training programs for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals;
  • For providing major clinical facilities, which support the University of Miami School of Medicine and other educational institutions, which train future healthcare professionals; and
  • For providing opportunities for clinical and applied research in all areas of medicine to continuously upgrade the general level of medical care available to citizens.

The purpose(s) of the Public Health Trust shall also include:

  • Participation in activities designed to promote the general health of the community;
  • Providing recommendations to the Commission for the establishment of healthcare delivery policies in the designated facilities of the Public Health Trust; and
  • Fulfillment of the objectives set forth by the Commission in the Public Health Trust Ordinance and compliance with county-wide healthcare delivery policies which have been or may be established by the Commission.

About Public Health Trust

The Public Health Trust, created in 1973, is composed of volunteer citizens who set policies that assure that Jackson Health System is responsive to community needs. This “citizen body” provides leadership for joint planning between Jackson Health System, the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami-Dade County and other private and community organizations.

 

Purpose of the Public Health Trust

The purpose(s) of the Public Health Trust shall include operation, governance, and maintenance of Trust facilities:

  • For the benefit of the general community and not for the exclusive benefit of any single individual or group of individuals;
  • As the major provider of health services, directly and indirectly, to the poor and near poor with-in Miami-Dade County;
  • For serving the healthcare needs of patients living in reasonable geographic proximity to Jackson Memorial Hospital and other Trust Facilities;
  • With the capability of supporting, maintaining and managing a proper balance between primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare programs that will strive for a single standard of general and specialized health services;
  • As a major referral center that has elected to offer a full range of medical and support specialties which are not generally available at community hospitals, including trauma care;
  • As a teaching facility that operates training programs for physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals;
  • For providing major clinical facilities, which support the University of Miami School of Medicine and other educational institutions, which train future healthcare professionals; and
  • For providing opportunities for clinical and applied research in all areas of medicine to continuously upgrade the general level of medical care available to citizens.

The purpose(s) of the Public Health Trust shall also include:

  • Participation in activities designed to promote the general health of the community;
  • Providing recommendations to the Commission for the establishment of healthcare delivery policies in the designated facilities of the Public Health Trust; and
  • Fulfillment of the objectives set forth by the Commission in the Public Health Trust Ordinance and compliance with county-wide healthcare delivery policies which have been or may be established by the Commission.

Staff

  • Ivenette Black, Secretary to the PHT, Executive Office

Staff

  • Ivenette Black, Secretary to the PHT, Executive Office

Public Health Trust

1611 N.W. 12th Avenue
West Wing 118-C
Miami, FL 33136
Office: 305-585-6750
Fax: 305-585-5355
PHT@jhsmiami.org

Public Records Requests

To submit a public records request, contact Cheryl Gabriel, Public Records Custodian:

Email: JHS-Audit-PublicRecordRequests@jhsmiami.org

Phone: (305) 585-2901

Fax: (305) 585-1909

Mail:
Jackson Health System
Public Records Request Department
Jackson Medical Towers
1500 N.W. 12th Avenue, Suite 102, Miami, FL 33136

Public Records Requests

To submit a public records request, contact Cheryl Gabriel, Public Records Custodian:

Email: JHS-Audit-PublicRecordRequests@jhsmiami.org

Phone: (305) 585-2901

Fax: (305) 585-1909

Mail:
Jackson Health System
Public Records Request Department
Jackson Medical Towers
1500 N.W. 12th Avenue, Suite 102, Miami, FL 33136