Welcome to the Canadian College of Health Leaders

A message from our President and CEO Alain Doucet, MBA

It is my pleasure to officially welcome you as a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders.

The College strives to provide the leadership development, tools, knowledge, and networks that members need to become high impact leaders in Canadian healthcare.

To learn what chapter you are affiliated with visit your “My Account” page. Explore the information and links below to learn more about your health leadership community and the many benefits of membership.

If you have any questions regarding your membership, or if you feel we may be of assistance to you in any way, please do not hesitate to contact the membership team at membership@cchl-ccls.ca or 1-800-363-9056 (Ottawa local number: 613-235-7219 ext. 223).

Your health leadership community

CCHL Circle

Join CCHL’s online community and connect with members across Canada based on geography, a specific topic and/or a role in healthcare.

National Events

Find solutions to real challenges health leaders face every day by attending an in-person or online national event hosted or supported by CCHL.

Chapter Events

Join your Chapter for local networking and educational programs and events. CCHL is proud to support 20 chapters across Canada.


Get inspired by attending our annual National Conference and regional conferences that we are proud to host with our Chapters (OHLS, CWHLC, CFLS).


Certified Health Executive (CHE) Certification

Be recognized for your achievement and commitment to life-long learning with CCHL’s nationally recognized LEADS-based certification program.

Fellowship (FCCHL) Certification

Take your leadership development a step further with CCHL’s highest professional designation awarded to experienced health leaders.

LEADS Certifications & Licensing

Individual and organizational LEADS certifications and licenses provide the opportunity for the design, delivery, and evaluation of a variety of LEADS programs.

Organizational Leadership Development

Let’s work together to build a leadership development program that suits not only your budget, but also the culture and context of your organization.

Individual Leadership Development

Design your own leadership development path with programs that will enhance your personal awareness and deepen your knowledge and understanding of leadership theory and models.

Online Leadership Development

Choose from a variety of webinars, programs and self-directed learning opportunities that are based on current research and best practices.

National Mentorship Program

The program is offered at no cost to all College members, at every stage of their career, from coast to coast. The program can be accessed through the CIRCLE.

E-Learning Library

Access a library of webinars that have been developed by CCHL, its partners, and its Chapters across Canada. There are a range of costs, including many free webinars.

Healthcare Management Forum

Access CCHL’s peer reviewed publication, HMF for stimulating and thought-provoking information on innovative solutions and leading practices related to health leadership.

Leadership Resources

Find a wealth of information on the latest publications, research, articles, and toolkits for healthcare leadership.

Career Board

Are you looking for the next step in your leadership career? Access health leadership opportunities from across Canada.

Member Benefits Program

As a member you have access to preferred rates from our national partners including fitness, travel, and insurance.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership provides organizations with opportunity for visibility and networking including our Health Professionals’ Roundtable for Strategy (HPRS) Program. Sponsorship and advertising opportunities are also available.