(Last update: December 2, 2021)
Lessons Learned from the Pandemic
The Hospital News published an article by Jaason Geerts, titled Lessons learned from the pandemic: Hospital CEOs weigh in in their December 2021 issue.
Announcement regarding our CCHL June 2022 events
CCHL Announces Series of Virtual Events for June 2022. All yearly events normally held in the June timeframe, will again take place virtually in 2022. (November 11, 2021)
2022 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC)
Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN have decided to virtualize the 2022 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) which will be held on June 6 and 7. Find out more about NHLC. (November 11, 2021)
Guidance for Health Care Leaders During the Recovery Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Consensus Statement
Jaason Geerts, PhD, Director of Research and Leadership Development at the Canadian College of Health Leaders, led a diverse team of 32 co-authors from 17 countries with expertise in a variety of fields in leadership, healthcare, public health, and related fields to create an evidence- and expertise-informed framework for leadership during the pandemic.
The article, “ Guidance for Health Care Leaders During the Recovery Stage of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Consensus Statement”, which was recently published in the medical journal JAMA Network Open, offers recommendations to health leaders on how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic’s Recovery Stage. There are also a set of reflection questions to guide reviews of individual and organizational performance and capacity.
A visual portrayal highlighting the key points of the Recovery Stage is also available: Leadership Imperatives During the Recovery Stage of a Crisis.
Latest update from CCHL
The safety and security of our members, event attendees, staff, volunteers and partners are a top priority. The Canadian College of Health Leaders is actively monitoring the advice of public health authorities. Our College events are being assessed, cancelled or postponed on a daily basis as we continue to monitor developments. Participants are being notified as decisions are being made on specific events. Please note that the staff of CCHL’s national office will be working from home indefinitely. We would like to thank all the dedicated College members, health workers, industry partners and leaders who are actively working diligently to manage the COVID-19 pandemic.
- CCHL CEO Reflections: Looking at 2021 and beyond (February 9, 2021)
- CCHL CEO Reflections: 2020 in Review (December 7, 2020)
- A Message from our CEO: Health leadership matters more than ever (October 8, 2020)
- A Message from our CEO: Looking ahead after 100 days (July 8, 2020)
- Read past updates
Relevant Content and Resources
- LEADS Group Coaching sessions are available to CCHL members who are part of the Advanced Leader & Transformational Leader communities within our new engagement platform, the Circle. Visit the Circle to find out more.
- Subscribe to CCHL’s COVID19_HealthLeaders Twitter list for up to date COVID-19 information and stories shared by health workers, leaders and organizations: http://bit.ly/COVID19_HealthLeaders
- The Organizations for Health Action (HEAL) released ‘ Beyond COVID-19: HEAL’s recommendations for a healthier nation’, a document outlining issues HEAL’s membership has seen on the front lines during the pandemic
- Read the Healthcare Management Forum for the latest articles, blogs and podcasts related to COVID-19.
- Leadership in a Crisis handout, created by Jaason Geerts, PhD (LEADS Canada, CCHL)
- BMJ Leader blog: Leadership Lessons and Hope for a Post-Crisis World, by Jaason Geerts, PhD (LEADS Canada, CCHL)
- The Globe and Mail – Opinion (May 25, 2020): “Our current approach to COVID-19 won’t work as well for a second wave. We must prepare now.” by Jaason Geerts, PhD (LEADS Canada, CCHL)
- In view of the COVID-19 crisis, the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders (CSPL) is providing short and practical papers, podcasts, bulletins and additional resources on their website.
- Read “A ‘No More Waves’ strategy for COVID-19 in Canada”, by Andrew M. Morris MD SM and Jack M. Mintz PhD, a commentary published in CMAJ on December 9, 2020.
- Find additional content on our archived COVID-19 resources page
- For the complete list of our special webinar recordings, please visit our “Supporting Health Leaders during COVID-19 Pandemic” youTube playlist.