10/17/2018 - Greater Toronto Area Chapter Event

Leadership Development Series (1.5 MOC I)


Date: October 17, 2018  
Toronto Rehab, University Centre, Auditorium 550 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 2A2 



Canadian College of Health Leaders GTA Chapter & University Health Network (UHN):
  Leadership Development Series
Featuring Mike Nader, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, UHN

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
5pm – 7pm at Toronto Rehab, University Centre
2nd Floor, Auditorium
550 University Avenue, Toronto, ON
5:00-5:30 registration, networking, light refreshments will be provided 

The GTA Chapter of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is excited to present the final installment of its leadership development series, in partnership with University Health Network (UHN), for 2018. Please join us on Wednesday October 17, 2018 to hear Mr. Mike Nader, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, share his leadership journey and experience. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about Mr. Nader’s journey to become a senior executive, and hear his insights on the future of health care.

Over 2017-18 and 2018-19, leaders from UHN shared stories about their professional journies, speaking candidly about their careers, while imparting advice for current and future leaders. Speakers also provided their thoughts and insights on the future of health care both at UHN and across the system. Following the presentation, guests will have an opportunity to engage with speakers in a Q and A session.

The event will take place in the Toronto Rehab – University Centre Auditorium (2nd Floor). Registration is free but as this session has limited capacity, please register above.

Mike Nader’s Biography:

Mike Nader is the Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer at the University Health Network in Toronto, Ontario. He has operational responsibility for clinical operations at the Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. He also oversees the patient experience and health professions portfolio, the Joint Department of Medical Imaging, the Laboratory Medicine Program, Pharmacy, UHN’s Lean Process Improvement and the Office of Stewardship and Sustainability.

With 25 years of experience, prior to his current role at UHN, Mike held progressive leadership positions in Vancouver including as Chief Operating Officer at Vancouver Coastal Health for the Coastal Community of Care where he was responsible for the primary, acute, home and community, public health, and long term care services across a number of urban, rural and remote communities. He also served as the Chief Operating Officer in Richmond, British Columbia and the executive lead for the Clinical and Systems Transformation project. Prior to these roles, Mike served as the Executive Director of the Lower Mainland Medical Imaging Program, which was a shared service across Vancouver Coastal Health, Providence Health Care, Fraser Health, and the Provincial Health Services Authority.

In each of these roles, Mike worked quite closely with BC Clinical and Support Services Organization which is the provincial shared service organization responsible for delivering Supply Chain (including Accounts Payable), Technology Services, and Financial and Employee Services (Payroll, Employee Records and Benefits, Accounts Receivable).

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. In 2005, he obtained a Master of Arts in Health Care Leadership and Training from Royal Roads University. Mike also completed his Executive Lean Leader and Executive Lean Director designation in 2008 and 2010, respectively.

Mike has been a surveyor with Accreditation Canada since 2009 and has participated in surveys in a number of programs across Canada. He has served as a Board member on the Vancouver General Hospital Thrift Shop Society, the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, the Richmond Hospital Foundation, Renfrew-Collingwood Seniors’ Society, Canadian Hemochromatosis Society, and Canadian Crossroads International.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.50 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.