Meet Kris Gustavson. She is the past president of the Nursing Undergraduate Society at the University of British Columbia (UBC), the UBC Nursing Alumni Association, and the Registered Nurses Foundation. She has also been a Board Director for two health organizations, and she has served as a Chapter Executive for the BC Lower Mainland Chapter for 6 years. Kris Gustavson is a true #CCHLDifferenceMaker who not only has an infectious passion for her work, but a passion for getting involved and giving back to her community.
The November edition of Healthcare Management Forum is devoted to funding models.
Andrea Reibmayr, CHE, is passionate about helping leaders excel. Not only is she a healthcare manager, a leadership facilitator, a coach, and an Amazon bestselling author, but she is also a recipient of the CCHL 2019 Chapter Award for Distinguished Service.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders, in partnership with HealthCareCAN, Workforce-Edge and the ICPA-Forum, are looking for members interested in joining new committees for Healthcare Workforce Mobilization.
The College is inviting nominations for the 2020 National Awards Program. This is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the outstanding leaders and programs in your organization.
The CCHL National Office is Moving
We are moving! Beginning on November 11, 2019, the Canadian College of Health Leaders will be located at 150, Isabella Street, Suite 1102, Ottawa ON K1S 1V7.
The world is evolving at a pace that has never been seen before. To keep up, individuals and health leaders need to adapt and evolve themselves. Lieutenant-Colonel Daniel Ayotte, CHE, Canadian College of Health Leaders member since 2006, understands this concept and the importance of professional development very well.
LEADS Inspired Leadership brings online the renowned LEADS Learning Series that has been transforming health leadership for more than a decade. Developed as an innovative partnership between LEADS Canada (Canadian College of Health Leaders) and CHA Learning (a division of HealthCareCAN), this program includes dynamic and interactive courses that explore each of the LEADS domains and their capabilities.
Join a gathering of over 400 health system decision-makers from across Canada at the Canadian College of Health Leader’s annual BC Health Leaders Conference. Participants get hands-on practical learning to apply in their organizations, and benefit from interactive, unique and innovative learning experiences.
This year’s theme is “People, Purpose, Passion: Leadership for Psychological Health, Joy and Safety in the Workplace”. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to exchange ideas and discover innovative approaches to address health leadership challenges.
The September edition of Healthcare Management Forum is devoted to change management. The Guest Editor for this edition is Nancy Sears, RN, CHE, PhD. Nancy is a Professor of the School of Baccalaureate Nursing at St. Lawrence College in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to introduce the new Healthcare Management Forum Article of the Year Award. This new award, created with the support of SAGE Publishing is focused on honouring a journal author whose article has helped to challenge the traditional notions of health leadership and motivate transformational behaviour.
You often hear that healthcare is a huge industry, but a small community. Through the many opportunities offered by her local CCHL chapter, Sonia Jacobs was able to build her professional and social network and grow her community. Her involvement in the Greater Toronto Area Chapter has earned her CCHL’s Chapter Award for Distinguished Service.
CCHL CEO Reflections: NHLC 2019
As I think back on our national health leaders conference held in Toronto earlier in June, I am reminded of how impressed I was with the engagement and energy of our 750 delegates.
For almost two decades, the National Awards Program has been showcasing the success of exemplary individuals and teams, encouraging knowledge exchange, and celebrating excellence while stimulating replication of leading practices across the health industry. The awards recognize the importance of leadership, commitment and performance.
Jennifer Proulx, CHE, has recently joined CCHL’s Board of Directors as the new Ontario Co-Director. Her advice for emerging health leaders: find a mentor. “Seek out someone that you can have honest conversations with regarding your leadership skills, areas for development, and how to achieve your leadership goals” believes Jennifer.
Robert Zed, entrepreneur, philanthropist and community leader, has been recognized as the 2019 Lebanese Business Person of the Year by the Lebanese Chamber of Commerce in Nova Scotia. Robert is currently Chair and CEO of Triangle Strategies, a group of companies providing strategic advisory services to Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare and hospitality industries.
The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and a coalition of leading healthcare organizations are launching two new Innovation Challenges focused on delivering more improvement for more people – and making it last. The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to support these Innovation Challenges.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is unveiling a revised version of its Certified Health Executive (CHE) Program – the only Canadian professional designation available to health leaders – in order to adapt and reflect the constant changes and leadership needs within the Canadian health system. The revised program, CHE Select, will be launched on June 1, 2019.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Chapter Awards for Distinguished Service. This award provides an opportunity for chapters to recognize locally and nationally the individuals or corporate members who have made a significant contribution to their chapter. The recipients have been selected by their respective chapters in recognition for their involvement in College activities and for their leadership in educational programming, member recruitment or other areas of voluntary contribution.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders and Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Awards. Established in 1956, the Robert Wood Johnson Awards are presented to students from six Canadian universities offering a Master of Health Administration. Recipients are selected by their respective faculty for their individual achievements and promising contributions to health services management.
Triangle Strategies and the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) are pleased to announce the winner of the Emerging Health Leaders Education Grant 2019. There was an impressive slate of nominees for this prize and after a comprehensive review and lively debate, Darcy McWhirter was unanimously selected as the winner for 2019.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Dr. Nicholas Mitchell, Provincial Medical Director and Senior Medical Director at Alberta Health Services, has been named recipient of the 2019 Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that John King, CHE, has been named recipient of the 2019 CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that University Health Network’s Caring Safely Transformation Team was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Safety Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Alberta Health Services was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) was named recipient of the 2019 Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was named recipient of the 2019 Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce six recipients of the CCHL National Awards Program. These awards will be presented at the Honouring Health Leadership event on June 9, 2019 in Toronto prior to the 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC).
Don’t miss out! The 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) is coming to Toronto, June 10 -11. This year Canada’s largest gathering of health system leaders digs into the theme of Healthcare innovation: Advancing better outcomes and economic growth. Health leaders will want to be there to learn how to prepare for the new technologically advanced and evolving medical landscape amid disruptive innovation and informed by artificial intelligence. The event provides a lively mix of plenary and small-group sessions designed to spur questions, debate and strategy-sharing on some of the most pressing health system challenges.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders and 3M Canada Company are proud to announce that the recipients of this year’s 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards are Providence Health Care and North York General Hospital.
Emerging Health Leaders Education Grant
Triangle Strategies in collaboration with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and private sector health partners is offering emerging health leaders in Canada the opportunity to network with and learn from colleagues in Canada at its largest annual national gathering. This is a chance for an emerging health leader in healthcare management to attend the annual National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC), taking place this year on June 10-11, 2019 in Toronto.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that David Thompson, CHE, Vice President, Community Hospitals & Programs at Fraser Health Authority, has been named recipient of the 2019 Mentorship Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Elder Little Brown Bear (Ernest W. Matton), Manager of Aboriginal Culture and The Aboriginal Healing Program at the Toronto East Health Network, has been named recipient of the 2019 Celebrating the Human Spirit Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce six recipients of the CCHL National Awards Program. These awards will be presented at the Honouring Health Leadership event on June 9, 2019 in Toronto prior to the 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). Congratulations to the award recipients!
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Huron Studer Group Canada has been named recipient of the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership in the College.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that the 2019 Recognition in Delivering Value-based Healthcare has been awarded to Western Regional Health Authority and Central Regional Health Authority in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Humber River Hospital was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Experience Award.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Dr. Vanessa Burkoski, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief, People Strategy, at Humber River Hospital (HRH), has been named recipient of the 2019 Nursing Leadership Award.
Paying it Forward: Speed Mentoring in Southern Alberta
On January 15, 2019, the Southern Alberta Chapter hosted the 3rd annual Speed Mentoring event in collaboration with the Calgary Node of Emerging Health Leaders.
The March edition of Healthcare Management Forum (HMF), with Guest Editor Carole Adair, is dedicated entirely to mental health and addictions and written by specialists in the field. Adair is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary.
Become a CCHL peer reviewer
Healthcare Management Forum, the College’s respected journal published in conjunction with SAGE Publishing, is expanding its pool of reviewers.
CCHL CEO Reflections: 2018 in Review
As 2018 draws to an end, and we look forward to 2019, the team at the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and Alain Doucet, CEO, examined some of the key healthcare issues that have been identified and debated throughout the year.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders has released its report on the Environmental Scan of their 2018 Joint Retreat, which identifies the top three issues facing Canadian Health Leaders.
Feisal Keshavjee, CHE, Chair of the Canadian College of Health Leaders’ Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Walker, CHE, as the new Vice-Chair.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to introduce the new Excellence in Patient Experience Award as part of its National Awards Program. This new award, created with the support of Studer Group Canada, is focused on honouring organizations and individuals who have set in place innovations that improve the human experience in healthcare.
The College is inviting nominations for the 2019 National Awards Program . This is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the outstanding leaders and programs in your organization.
The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College), a national, member-driven association dedicated to leadership development, announced appointments to its leadership team today.
The Board of Directors of the Canadian College of Health Leaders is very pleased to announce the appointment of our new President and Chief Executive Officer, Alain Doucet.
The College commends Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor for demonstrating leadership by commissioning the external review of the PCHOs. Further, the College congratulates the authors, Drs Danielle Martin and Pierre-Gerlier Forest for their thorough review, reflection and timely recommendations contained in the review.
Bethany Care Society (Bethany) has entered into a strategic alliance with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to increase the leadership capabilities of health care managers in Canada.