"The CHE designation has greatly enhanced my understanding of macro healthcare in Canada and helps keep me plugged into current affairs. It’s one of the many tools available through the College that are important to me and my employer."
…Certified Health Executive Major Franz J. Kirk, Officer Commanding Headquarters Company, 1 Canadian Field Hospital
"As an emerging leader, I was struck by the extent to which Swedes engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization to be involved in change initiatives. I applied this lesson at Vancouver Coastal Health by developing a clinician engagement strategy to inform the development of new regional professional practice leadership models."
…Sweden study tour participant Zahida Esmail, CHE, Regional Practice Initiatives Lead, Vancouver Coastal Health
"Health leadership impacts the welfare of every Canadian. To support a strong system for all, the College continues to up its ante, driving innovative leadership and industry collaboration to support transformational change."
…Corporate partner Pamela Winsor, CHE, Director Health Systems Strategies & Chief Marketing Officer, Medtronic of Canada
"The LEADS framework encompasses both up-to-date research and wisdom regarding best practices in Canadian healthcare leadership. The College certified LEADS facilitators bring a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the learning experience. By adopting the LEADS framework, we believe Baycrest is developing a strong foundation of leadership – a critical element in achieving our strategic goals."
…LEADS workshop attendee Kathleen Paterson, Director, Organizational Effectiveness, Baycrest
"The College has been my ‘go to’ place for connecting with colleagues across the country as well as for the tools and frameworks for healthcare leadership. The chapter structure is excellent as it provides members with opportunities for a more local approach for education and networking. As our systems become more complex, staying connected with other leaders is critical to our success."
…Chapter Chair Nancy Serwo, BC Interior
"The keynotes of prominent presenters at the National Health Leadership Conference, as well as those of my peers, inspire me. I return home with new ideas related to the role of leadership in healthcare and continue thinking about systems transformation, network development and sustainability, and public private partnerships related to my own work. The LEADS program has provided a framework for my own leadership development as well as that of my team members."
…NHLC attendee Linda August, Assistant to the Director of Nursing and Clinical Services, Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre