Sean Chilton named recipient of the 2022 Nursing Leadership Award

March 30, 2022

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Sean Chilton, Vice President of People, Health Professions and Information Technology at Alberta Health Services, has been named recipient of the 2022 Nursing Leadership Award.

Sean Chilton is a truly creative leader with a wide range of clinical, operational, corporate and strategic leadership experiences. His track-record reflects his ability to inspire and shape interdisciplinary healthcare teams while creating sustainable, positive working relationships with diverse stakeholders, both inside and outside the health sector.

His healthcare career started as a Registered Nurse and spans more than 35 years. His education and experience in nursing has allowed him to be successful in leadership roles across many distinct and unique portfolios. He is the executive sponsor for AHS’s Patient First and People strategies as well as for Connect Care, a new $1.4B Clinical Information System.

His influence beyond AHS is evidenced by the strong community relationships he’s forged with a focus on Health Advisory Councils, patient and family advisors, regulatory bodies, post-secondary institutions, elected officials and Indigenous leaders.

The Nursing Leadership Award builds on the themes of patient centered care and leadership, and honours those who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to excellence in these areas.

This award is sponsored by Baxter. Baxter touches the lives of millions of people around the world every day. Their products and therapies can be found throughout hospitals and clinics – from the ER to the OR, from the pharmacy to the ICU – as well as advancing patients’ care in their homes.

This award is part of our CCHL National Awards Program. and will be presented at the virtual Honouring Health Leadership event on June 16, 2022.

For further information and/or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Christian Coulombe
Vice-President, Marketing & Membership
Canadian College of Health Leaders
613-235-7219, ext. 213