9-Mar-2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
200 Elizabeth St.
Toronto General Hospital, R. Fraser Elliott Corporate Boardroom
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4

Greater Toronto Area Chapter
CCHL ‘My Story’ Series featuring Peter Pisters

March 9, 2016
5pm – 6pm at Toronto General Hospital, R. Fraser Elliot Corporate Boardroom
University Health Network,
200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON (Tour from 4pm – 5pm)

The GTA Chapter of the Canadian College of Health Leaders has launched a new series called ‘My Story’ which features leaders discussing their journey in an informal setting. Each session features a different leader speaking candidly about his/her career to date including advice for future leaders and a dialogue on the challenges to building a successful career in healthcare.

This chapter in the ‘My Story’ series features University Health Network’s CEO Dr. Peter Pisters sharing his experience. Participants are encouraged to come prepared to participate and ask questions which could only be answered in a small setting.

This event is open only to CCHL members and takes place in the corporate board room at Toronto General Hospital in the R. Fraser Elliot Building. A tour will be held as part of this event. Information about the tour at Toronto General Hospital will be sent to attendees prior to the day of the event. Tours will take place by registration only.  As this session has limited capacity, enroll early.

CCHL Member / Student Member:

$15.00 (includes HST)

Dr. Peter Pisters Biography:

Dr. Peter Pisters is President and CEO of University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret Hospitals and Toronto Rehab Institute). Dr. Pisters is an internationally known tenured Professor of Surgery and hospital leader. In his previous role at The University of Texas MD Anderson Center, Dr. Pisters held a number of clinical, administrative and leadership positions from 1994 to 2014 with his most recent executive responsibilities as a Vice-President with leadership over MD Anderson’s regional expansion strategy.

Prior to this role, Dr. Pisters was Medical Director of MD Anderson’s regional cancer centers, Clinical Consultant for the Center for Global Oncology (now known as MD Anderson Cancer Network), and section Chief for Sarcoma Surgery with a specialty focus in the management of sarcoma and gastrointestinal cancer patients. Dr. Pisters was with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center from 1992- 1994, serving as Chief Administrative Fellow in the Department of Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Pisters completed internship and residency at New York University School of Medicine Center – Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Pisters is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry.  He holds an M.SC. in Health Care Management from Harvard University and is a 2015 Executive Fellow in the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program of the U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology agency.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.00 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.