Dr. Faustino Bernadett

Vice President | The Molina Foundation


Dr. Faustino “Tino” Bernadett’s dedication to the education of physicians who care for the underserved began with his father, a family physician who was at times paid in tamales. He frequently traveled to Chihuahua Mexico his home state, to care for the Tarahumara.

Dr. Bernadett is the Vice-President of The Molina Foundation. He currently serves on the UCSF Foundation board of overseers and has served several terms as a commissioner of the Hospitals and Healthcare Delivery Commission of Los Angeles County. He is a board member of the Smithsonian Latino Center and St. Mary Medical Center Foundation. In addition, he is a member of the Osler Society and an active member of the steering committee of the UCSF PRIME program.

The Bernadett/Chancellor’s endowed scholarship at UCSF funds medical education for Spanish-speaking medical students. The Bernadett’s are also active in transforming medical education through the UCSF Faustino and Martha Molina Bernadett Presidential Chair for Medical Education investiture.