12-Apr-2017 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
550 University Avenue
Toronto Rehab, University Centre, Auditorium
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2A2



Canadian College of Health Leaders Greater Toronto Area Chapter & University Health Network:
  Leadership Development Series

The Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Chapter of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is excited to partner with the University Health Network (UHN) to create a new leadership development series. Over the next year, leaders from UHN will share their stories, speaking candidly about their careers, while providing advice for future leaders. In these sessions, speakers will also provide their thoughts and insights on the future of health care – in Canada and at UHN. Following the presentations, guests will have an opportunity to engage with the speakers in a Q and A session.

The series will feature the following UHN Executives:

April 12, 2017
September 11, 2017
November 23, 2017

March 7, 2018
Dr. Joy Richards, Vice President, Patient Experience & Chief Health Professions
Dr. Charlie Chan, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Emma Pavlov, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development, and Michener Operations
Dr. David Jaffray, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation

These events will occur in the Toronto Rehab – University Centre Auditorium (2nd Floor). As these sessions have limited capacity, please register early.

  Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Feature UHN Executive: Dr. Joy Richards

5 – 7pm at Toronto Rehab – University Centre
2 nd Floor, Auditorium
550 University Avenue, Toronto, ON 


Taxes included
CCHL Member

Joy Richards Biography:
Dr. Richards is the Vice-President, Patient Experience & Chief Health Professions at University Health Network (UHN) in Toronto. Joy is a Past-President of the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses (ACEN) and holds clinical appointments at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Nursing and York University Faculty of Nursing. Dr. Richards graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1981, and a Master of Nursing in 2000. She then went on to complete a Master of Arts in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara California in spring of 2005.  Joy is also a graduate of the Queen’s University Executive Program and is a Johnson & Johnson Wharton Fellow, University of Pennsylvania.  She completed her PhD studies in 2008, in Human and Organizational Development at Fielding Graduate University. She has also received numerous awards, including the 2007 Sigma Theta Tau Award for Excellence in Nursing Administration, the 2010 Health Achieve Margret Comack Award of Excellence in Nursing Leadership, and 2013 Award of Distinction for her nursing leadership contributions from the Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto.

Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 1.50 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.