02/26/2019 - Greater Toronto Area Chapter Event

Leadership Development Series (1.5 MOC I)


Date: February 26, 2019  
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 Dr. Kevin Smith, CEO, University Health Network

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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 another installment of its leadership development series, in partnership with University Health Network (UHN), for 2019. Please join us on Tuesday February 26, 2019 to hear Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO, share his leadership journey and experience. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about Dr. Smith’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.

CCHL Members
Non Members

Dr. Kevin Smith’s Biography:

Dr. Kevin Smith is President & CEO of University Health Network (UHN), Canada’s largest academic health sciences centre. Dr. Smith has spent his career at the interface of the University and Research Hospital and is passionately committed to the mission of education, research and exemplary clinical care. Dr. Smith is a pioneer in advancing integrated care models spanning the continuum of health and social services.

Dr. Smith is a Professor, Institute for Medical Sciences, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), Rotman School of Management and at the De Groote School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, McMaster University.

Educated in Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain, Dr. Smith began his career in medical education, followed by leadership roles in university administration, academic hospitals and health systems. He is professionally certified in Corporate Governance by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Harvard Program in Effective Governance, and completed the Wharton School CEO Program for Health Care Leadership.

Dr. Smith currently serves as Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario and was privileged to serve in many past roles including Chair, The Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Hospital Association and as a frequent advisor to governments and the private sector.

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.