2020 National Awards Program Recipients


The Canadian College of Health Leaders, and the sponsors of the National Awards Program, are proud to honour the individuals, teams and organizations that are making a difference across the healthcare system.

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Individual Awards

Graham Dickson, PhD

Graham Dickson, PhD
CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award

Award Sponsor: Stryker Canada ULC

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Tom Maston, CHE

Tom Maston, CHE
Mentorship Award

Award Sponsor: Roche Canada

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Dr. Sharon Goodwin

Dr. Sharon Goodwin
Nursing Leadership Award

Award Sponsor: Baxter Canada

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Medhi Somji, CHE

Mehdi Somji, CHE
Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award

Award Sponsor: Aramark Healthcare and Senior Living Services

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Maryann Murray and Sandi Kossey

Maryann Murray and Sandi Kossey, CHE
Celebrating the Human Spirit Award

Award Sponsor: Stericycle Inc.

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Gertie Mai Muise

Gertie Mai Muise
HMF Article of the Year Award

Award Sponsor: SAGE Publishing

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Team and Organizational Awards

Hôpital Montfort

Hôpital Montfort
Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement

Award Sponsor: Mental Health Commission of Canada

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Vancouver Island Health Authority

Vancouver Island Health Authority
Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award

Award Sponsor: Honeywell

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Alliance for Healthier Communities

Alliance for Healthier Communities
Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award

Award Sponsor: Sodexo Canada Ltd.

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Hamilton Health Sciences

Hamilton Health Sciences
Excellence in Patient Experience Award

Award Sponsor: Huron | Studer Group Canada

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Markham Stouffville Hospital

Markham Stouffville Hospital
Excellence in Patient Safety Award

Award Sponsor: BD Canada

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Women's College Hospital

Women's College Hospital
Recognition in Delivering Value-based Healthcare

This recognition is made possible by a grant from Medtronic Canada

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Hillrom

Hillrom
President’s Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership in the College

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3M Health Care Quality Team Awards

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Vancouver Island Health Authority
3M Health Care Quality Team Award (Within an Organization)

Award Sponsor: 3M Canada

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Mackenzie Health

Mackenzie Health
3M Health Care Quality Team Award (Across a Health System)

Award Sponsor: 3M Canada/p>

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Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Peter Richard

Peter Richard
Dalhousie University

Yvonne Huang

Yvonne Huang
University of British Columbia

Lucy Schneider

Lucy Schneider
Université de Montréal



Jordyn Baldry

Jordyn Baldry
University of Alberta

Anya Marion

Anya Marion
University of Ottawa

Phoebe Smith-Chen

Phoebe Smith-Chen
University of Toronto


These awards are sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies. Find out more about our 2020 Robert Wood Johnson award recipients.

 

Chapter Awards for Distinguished Service

Gregory Marr, CHE

BC Interior

Gregory Marr, CHE
Regional Director, Medical Affairs

Northern Health

Dr. Randy Gilbert, FCCHL

BC Lower Mainland

Dr. Randy Gilbert, FCCHL
Regional Director Informatics

BC Lower Mainland Medical Imaging

Colin Stevenson, CHE

Bluenose (NS and PEI)

Colin Stevenson, CHE
Vice President, Quality and System Performance

Nova Scotia Health Authority

Dr. Bernard Leduc

Eastern Ontario

Dr. Bernard Leduc 
Président-directeur général / President & CEO

Hôpital Montfort

Taylor Martin, CHE

Greater Toronto Area

Taylor Martin, CHE
Manager, Nursing Resource Team and New Nursing Initiatives

Michael Garron Hospital

Keith McGlone

Hamilton and Area

Keith McGlone
Vice President, IPC

Prescientx

Jennifer Spencer, CHE

Manitoba

Jennifer Spencer, CHE
Interim Director of Centralized Home Care Operations & Palliative Care

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA)

Nancy Roberts, CHE

New Brunswick

Nancy Roberts, CHE
New Brunswick Director

CCHL

Maria Rotondi, CHE

Newfoundland and Labrador

Maria Rotondi, CHE
Division Manager, Rehabilitation, Geriatrics & Palliative Care Program

Eastern Health

Sandi Kossey, CHE

Northern Alberta

Sandi Kossey, CHE
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Priorities

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Anca Andreia Ghiran, CHE

Québec

Anca Andreia Ghiran, CHE
Adjointe au directeur général adjoint Direction générale adjointe – Santé physique générale et spécialisée

Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal

Dwight Nelson, CHE

Southern Alberta

Dwight Nelson, CHE
Chief Operating Officer

Carewest

Jennifer Peckitt, CHE

Southwestern Ontario

Jennifer Peckitt, CHE
Chief Nursing Executive and Site Director

South Huron Hospital Association

Matthew Miller

Vancouver Island

Matthew Miller 
Director, Brand, Digital Engagement & Innovation

Island Health