Canadian College of Health Leaders Announces Recipients of the 2017 National Awards Program Winners

OTTAWA, May 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) announced today the winners of the 2017 National Awards Program. 20 winners were announced, representing healthcare leaders and innovative healthcare organizations from across Canada.

For over two decades, the College has celebrated leadership and recognized success of individuals, teams and organizations who have demonstrated leadership qualities, commitment, integrity and development of leading practices across the health industry.

"The individuals and organizations being recognized exemplify leadership at its finest. Our award recipients demonstrate the impact that one person, or one team, can have within their organization and beyond. These recipients are indeed the pride of our profession." said Ray Racette, CHE, President and CEO of the Canadian College of Health Leaders. "We are truly honored to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of our 2017 National Award Program recipients."

How Canadians can learn more about this year's winners and their work:

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is a national, member-driven, not-for-profit association dedicated to ensuring that the country's health system benefits from capable, competent and effective leadership. Through credentialing, training, networking and mentoring, we support health leaders in every sector and region, from every professional background and at any stage of their career. Guided by a code of ethics and the LEADS in a Caring Environment national framework, we help individuals acquire the skills they need to create change in their own organizations and, ultimately, the health system.

Note to Editor:
Awards will be presented are as follows:

 

Award Name

Recipient

City

Province

Topic

3M Health Care Quality Team Awards

London Health Sciences Centre

London

ON

Community Care/Primary Care/Acute Care

3M Health Care Quality Team Awards

University Health Network

Toronto

ON

Acute Care/Quality Improvement

Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital

Scarborough

ON

Mental Health

Celebrating the Human Spirit Award

Bruyère Continuing Care

Ottawa

ON

Long-term Care

College Award for Distinguished Service

David Weger, CHE, Canadian Forces (Retired)

Ottawa

ON

Leadership

College Honorary Life Member Award

Pat Coish-Snow, CHE

Clarenville

NL

Leadership

Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award

Horizon Health Network

Miramichi

NB

Environmental Stewardship

Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

William Osler Health System

Brampton

ON

Diversity/HR

Excellence in Patient Safety Award

Niagara Health

Welland

ON

Patient Safety

Mentorship Award

Katherine Chubbs, CHE, Alberta Health Services

Lethbridge

AB

Mentorship/Leadership

Nursing Leadership Award

Fiona Karmali, Provincial Health Services Authority

Vancouver

BC

Nursing/Mentorship/Leadership

President's Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership in the College

3M Canada Company

London

ON

Leadership

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Lina Li, University of Alberta

Edmonton

AB

Young Leader

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Mylène Côté, University of Ottawa

Ottawa

ON

Young Leader

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Janet Simm, Dalhousie University

Halifax

NS

Young Leader

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Craig Thompson, University of Toronto

Toronto

ON

Young Leader

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Micheli (Mike) Bevilacqua, University of British Columbia

Vancouver

BC

Young Leader

Robert Wood Johnson Awards

Myriam Le Blanc, University of Montreal

Montreal

QC

Young Leader

Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award

Lindsay Peach, CHE, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Halifax

NS

Leadership/Young Leader

 

SOURCE Canadian College of Health Leaders

For further information: and/or to arrange an interview, contact: Julie Bruyère, Coordinator, Corporate Partnerships and Events, Canadian College of Health Leaders, Tel.: 613-235-7218, ext. 236; e-mail: jbruyere@cchl-ccls.ca; website: www.cchl-ccls.ca

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