21-Feb-2014 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
900 Canada Place Way
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel - Waterfront Ballrooms
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3L5

BC Lower Mainland Chapter Event
Annual CEO Panel


Date: Friday, February 21, 2014
Time: 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. PST - Breakfast and Registration
7:30 to 9:00 a.m. PST - Session
Place: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel, 900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver
Speakers: CEO Panel listed below
Cost: CCHL Member - $50.00
Non Member - $70.00
Student Member - $40.00

Your questions to the CEOs:   please feel free to submit questions to the CEOs at the following link:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DTJF86M

These will be passed on to the moderator for consideration – not all questions will be able to be addressed but the moderator will do their best to cover the majority of topics.

Chief Executive Officers from British Columbia’s health organizations will engage in a dialogue about the future of health care Join us for a lively discussion with leaders in health care as they share their thoughts about what lies ahead.

CEO Panel:  Dianne Doyle , President and CEO of Providence Health Care; Dr. Brendan Carr , President and CEO of Island Health; Dr. Nigel Murray , President and CEO of Fraser Health

CEO panel includes:




Dianne Doyle Dr. Brendan
Dr. Nigel

Dianne Doyle, President and CEO of Providence Health Care
Dianne Doyle was appointed in 2006 as President and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Health Care, bringing more than 20 years of senior executive experience in health care and over 25 years directly at Providence Health Care. 
Her previous roles included Head Nurse and Medical Instructor at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vice President Patient Care Services and later Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Patient Care and Support Services for Mount Saint Joseph’s Hospital. 
Dianne is recognized as a champion of Catholic health care provincially and nationally. She is the immediate past Chair of the Catholic Health Association of Canada, Vice Chair of the Catholic Health Association of BC and Chair of the Denominational Health Association of BC.

Dianne was also the inaugural Chair of the BC Health Care Leaders Association, subsequently serving as a board member for several years. She is currently a fellow of the Canadian College of Health Services Executives (CCHSE); member of the Royal Roads University Centre for Health Leadership and Research Advisory Board and the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations Board; Chair of the Board of Canadian Advanced Medical Services International (CAMSI); and past member of the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) EXTRA Advisory Council.  
Her health leadership credentials include a CHA in Health Services Management, a CHE Certification from CCHSE, and Fellowship in CCHSE. In 2007 and 2008, the Toronto-based Women’s Executive Network named Dianne as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the Public Sector.

Dr. Brendan Carr, President and CEO of Island Health
Dr. Brendan Carr was appointed to the role of President and Chief Executive Officer on August 6, 2013. He has worked with Island Health since March 2012 as the Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer.

Prior to joining the health authority, he served as Vice President of Medicine with the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax and as an Assistant Professor with Dalhousie University.

Dr. Carr holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a Certified Physician Executive (CCPE), a Certified Healthcare Executive (CHE) and has completed a research fellowship with the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. He is a skilled Emergency Department physician and continues to take an occasional shift in Emergency.

Active in education and health services research, Dr. Carr is an advocate for transformation in health care.

Dr. Nigel Murray, President and CEO of Fraser Health
Areas of Responsibility: The overall management and delivery of health programs and services in one of the largest health regions in Canada, overseeing acute care hospitals as well as community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services. Fraser Health serves 1.5 million people from Burnaby to White Rock to Boston Bar, with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and employing 22,000 people. 

Career Snapshot: Dr. Murray was previously the Interim CEO of the Southland District Health Board and the Lead CEO for New Zealand Health Sector Industrial and Employee Relations. Before that, he worked in senior health administration roles including Acting General Manager, National Women's Hospital; General Manager, Planning and Development, Auckland District Health Board; and General Manager, Health Services Delivery Plan. In 1995, he was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to health in the New Zealand Defence Force.
Formal Education : Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College; Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, University of Otago Medical School; Masters of Occupational Medicine, Harvard University School of Public Health.


Full Details

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.5 Category I  credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.

For further information please call
Portfolio Conference Planning and Event Management
at 604.685.4888

Due to catering commitments, cancellations will be billed the full amount if not received before February 18, 2014 .

As this event is expected to be well attended – plan to register early.

Due to space limitations we cannot guarantee admission to on site walk-ins.  No-shows will be billed for the full registration fee.