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


BC Lower Mainland Chapter

Health Wise . . . Keeping our Eye on the Prize of Healthy British Columbians
Speaker: Stephen Brown, Deputy Minister of Health, Prov. of BC

Date: Friday, November 28, 2014
(Pacific Time)
7:00 a.m. - Registration and hot breakfast buffet
7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. - Speaker
Place: Fairmont Waterfront Hotel,
900 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, BC

Stephen Brown, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health, Province of BC
Stephen Brown was appointed Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health on June 10, 2013.

Stephen Brown was Deputy Minister, Ministry of Children and Family Development from March 2011 to June 2013. Before being appointed as Deputy Minister, Stephen held the position of Chief Administrative Officer, Ministry of Health Services, since July 22, 2008. Stephen was responsible for the Health System Planning Division, Primary Health Care, Labour Relations, Legislation and Professional Regulation and Corporate Policy, Research and Library Services branches.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Administrative Officer, Stephen was the Assistant Deputy Minister, Medical Services Division (formerly Medical and Pharmaceutical Services Division), Ministry of Health Services, from April 15, 2002 to February 2, 2009. In his role, Stephen led British Columbia's physician negotiations for the Ministry and was responsible for the strategic portfolios of the Medical Services Plan, Primary Health Care and Physician Human Resource Management.  Effective September 2007, Stephen was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board for the Centre for Health Leadership and Research at Royal Roads University.

Stephen came to the Ministry of Health from the Government of Alberta's Ministry of Children's Services where he was the Executive Manager for that province's Child Welfare Act Review. Previous to this role, he was Chief Executive Officer of the Ma-mowe Capital Region, Child and Family Service Authority. He has a PhD focusing on the management of strategic change in the public service and holds Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Organizational Psychology.


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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.

  Due to catering commitments, cancellations will be billed the full amount if not received before November 24, 2014. As this event is expected to be well attended – plan to register early.