Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

This award will honour a forward thinking healthcare organization that has demonstrated leadership in creating and promoting diversity and inclusion to improve the environment for its employees, and to better service their customers/patients, and the community.

Selection Committee


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2017 Recipient: William Osler Health System

William Osler Health System is one of Canada’s largest and busiest community hospitals that services one of the fastest growing and most ethnically diverse regions in the country.  Due to Osler’s commitment from the Board of Directors, its President and CEO, and senior leadership team, health equity and inclusion framework is embedded in its practices, policies, procedures, and plans.  It is tied into internal strategic directions/goals, values, vision, quality improvement plans, patient experience initiatives, as well as external strategies.

View our 2017 Celebrating Leading Practices booklet for more information on William Osler Health System.


Past Recipients

Please see our most recent recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating eading Practices booklets.

2016, Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority)

2015, The Scarborough Hospital

2014, Toronto Central CCAC (Community Care Access Centre)