BC Health Leaders Conference - 2014 Program and Presentations


To download the 2014 Final Program, click here (Cette conférence est disponible en anglais seulement.)

Please note that not all conference presentations are available for distribution.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Plenary :

Senge Interactive
  • Shauna Fenwick, Consultant, Fenwick Leadership Explorations

Concurrent Sessions:

What contributes to manager excellence in a complex healthcare system?                         
  • Yabome Gilpin-Jackson, PhD, MBA, MA, CHRP, Managing Consultant, Organizational Development, Fraser Health        
  • Victoria Tiller, MCIPD, Change Specialist, Change Initiatives, Providence Health Care   

Supporting learning and performance through wise design                     
  • Christie Diamond, BSc(PT), RPT, MA, PMP, Manager, Professional Practice and Learning, Island Health
  • Patti Wesley, RN, BScN, CCN(C), Consultant, Learning Services Professional Practice, Island Health, Royal Jubilee Hospital
  • Wade Strass, BEd, RT, MA(c), Team Lead, Learning Services, Island Health

Learning Organizations Using Evidence-Based Leadership℠; Achieving Results
  • Janice Skot, MHSc, CHE, President and CEO, Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie Ontario - PDF Presentation
  • Gillian Kernaghan, MD, CCFP, FCFP, President and CEO, St. Joseph's Health Care London - PDF Presentation

Building a culture of positive leadership
  • Kathy Sabo, RN, MHA, Senior Vice President, University Health Network & Executive Lead, Toronto Western Hospital
  • Jan Lackstrom, Senior Clinical Director, University Health Network

Tapping into collective wisdom
  • Erna Hagge, Founding Partner, Deberna International
  • Debbie Payne, Founding Partner, Deberna International

BC children's and BC women's redevelopment project
  • Melanie Barnes, Director, C & W Redevelopment Project, PHSA
  • Cynthia Welsh, BSc. PT, MHA, CHE, Deputy Chief Project Officer, C & W Redevelopment Project, PHSA
  • Dave Ingram, Executive Director, PHSA & Chief Project Officer, BC Children's and BC Women's Redevelopment Project

Plenary: Transformational learning - PechaKucha style


Thursday, October 23, 2014

Concurrent Session:

Liquid fire - Recovering from a catastrophic loss of hospital services
  • Bryan Herechuk, MBA, CHE, CPHQ, Manager, Strategic Initiatives & Special Projects, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
  • Anne Marie MacDonald, RN, BSN, MHST, Director of Surgery and Site Director, Charlton Site, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Liberating structures: Group activities to include and unleash everyone
  • Shauna Fenwick, Consultant, Fenwick Leadership Explorations

Applying a learning organization model to primary care-hospital integration
  • Mark Farm, MHA, CHE, Director, Diagnostics and Health Links Project Lead, North York General Hospital
  • Tory Merritt, MBA, Project Manager, North York General Hospital

Innovating at the core: Strengthening manager capacity at the point of care
  • Tracy Irwin, BA, MHA, Executive Director, Clinical Programs - Access & Capacity Optimization, Chilliwack General Hospital & Mission Memorial Hospital, Fraser Health
  • Wendy Strugnell, BCom (Hons), MBA, Vice President, People & Organization Development, Fraser Health
  • Lia Carter, DN, BCom, Health Service Manager, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Columbian Hospital, Fraser Health