Southern Alberta Chapter and Emerging Health Leaders Calgary Present:
November 18, 2014
Pricing (taxes included)
Registration Limited to 55 people, so register early if interested in attending!
Dr. Chris Eagle is a retired Professor at the University of Calgary (maintaining an adjunct appointment in Department of Community Health Sciences), and holds adjunct appointments at the Universities of Alberta and Victoria. He is an acknowledged leader in the field of health care administration.
Dr. Eagle twice graduated from the University of Calgary (BscHons 1973, MD 1977) and holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He specialized in cardiac anesthesiology. In 1991, he was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the University of Calgary. He has published more than 70 articles and has made many addresses to various professional societies, many in the area of health care quality and safety. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1981), Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiologists (1982), and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia (1995).
Dr. Eagle has had a long career in health care administration. Most recently, he was President and CEO of Alberta Health Services, an organization with a $13B operating budget and 100,000 employees. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive VP and Chief Clinical Officer, and VP and CIO of the former Calgary Health Region, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Executive Director of the Foothills Hospital (Calgary), and Head of the Department of Anaesthesia. He has also worked as Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. He is past-Chair of the Specialty Committee of Anesthesia, former Chief Examiner in Anesthesia, and past-Examiner in Anesthesia for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Eagle has served as a Board member on a number of health organizations. He was on the inaugural Board of the Health Quality Council of Alberta and recently served on the Board of the Canadian Institute of Health Information.
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Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 0.75 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.