Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award
This award is presented to a young Canadian healthcare leader who has demonstrated leadership in improving the effectiveness and sustainability of Canada’s health system.
The call for nominations for this award closed on November 30. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to submit Section B of the nomination form by February 1.
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2019 Recipient: Dr. Nicholas Mitchell
Since taking an academic role with the University of Alberta as an Assistant Professor in 2012, he has demonstrated tremendous growth as a leader in healthcare and has had a remarkable impact. He has demonstrated outstanding vision and leadership through his current positions which have resulted in robust improvements within Alberta Health Services.
Dr. Mitchell is a self-motivated leader - keenly self-aware, working diligently to not only manage himself, but also to further develop himself and his skills. As a leader he models key characteristics like honesty, integrity, and confidence. Most critical in times of challenge and uncertainty, he demonstrates resilience and encourages it in others. Dr. Mitchell is a much sought-after expert by many, including patients and families, providers, researchers, governments, administrators and industry. Click here for the full article
Please see our past recipients listed below. Full biography's are available in our Celebrating Leading Practices booklets.
2014, Sarah Padfield CHE
2013, Amy Porteous
2012, Jennifer Duff CHE
2011, Emily Gruenwoldt Carkner
2015, Reece Bearnes CHE
2016, Jeremy Stevenson
2017, Lindsay Peach CHE
2018, Carrie Jeffreys CHE