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08/12/2019
New Award to Recognize HMF Article of the Year

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to introduce the new Healthcare Management Forum Article of the Year Award.  This new award, created with the support of SAGE Publishing is focused on honouring a journal author whose article has helped to challenge the traditional notions of health leadership and motivate transformational behaviour.

08/12/2019
From Hospitality to Healthcare – Sonia Jacobs Reflects on her Journey

You often hear that healthcare is a huge industry, but a small community. Through the many opportunities offered by her local CCHL chapter, Sonia Jacobs was able to build her professional and social network and grow her community. Her involvement in the Greater Toronto Area Chapter has earned her CCHL’s Chapter Award for Distinguished Service.

07/08/2019
CCHL CEO Reflections: NHLC 2019

As I think back on our national health leaders conference held in Toronto earlier in June, I am reminded of how impressed I was with the engagement and energy of our 750 delegates.

07/05/2019
2019 Honouring Health Leadership – Photo Albums

For almost two decades, the National Awards Program has been showcasing the success of exemplary individuals and teams, encouraging knowledge exchange, and celebrating excellence while stimulating replication of leading practices across the health industry. The awards recognize the importance of leadership, commitment and performance.

07/05/2019
Find a mentor and get involved - Jennifer Proulx, CHE, shares her story and advice for emerging health leaders

Jennifer Proulx, CHE, has recently joined CCHL’s Board of Directors as the new Ontario Co-Director. Her advice for emerging health leaders: find a mentor. “Seek out someone that you can have honest conversations with regarding your leadership skills, areas for development, and how to achieve your leadership goals” believes Jennifer.

06/04/2019
Healthcare Leader Robert Zed, CHE, Recognized as Lebanese Business Person of the Year in Nova Scotia

Robert Zed, entrepreneur, philanthropist and community leader, has been recognized as the 2019 Lebanese Business Person of the Year by the Lebanese Chamber of Commerce in Nova Scotia. Robert is currently Chair and CEO of Triangle Strategies, a group of companies providing strategic advisory services to Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare and hospitality industries.

05/22/2019
New Innovation Challenges Available for Improvement Teams Across Canada

The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement and a coalition of leading healthcare organizations are launching two new Innovation Challenges focused on delivering more improvement for more people – and making it last. The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to support these Innovation Challenges.

05/17/2019
CCHL Unveils Revised Version of Certified Health Executive Credentialing Program: CHE Select

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is unveiling a revised version of its Certified Health Executive (CHE) Program – the only Canadian professional designation available to health leaders – in order to adapt and reflect the constant changes and leadership needs within the Canadian health system. The revised program, CHE Select, will be launched on June 1, 2019.

05/07/2019
2019 Chapter Awards for Distinguished Service

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce the recipients of the 2019 Chapter Awards for Distinguished Service. This award provides an opportunity for chapters to recognize locally and nationally the individuals or corporate members who have made a significant contribution to their chapter. The recipients have been selected by their respective chapters in recognition for their involvement in College activities and for their leadership in educational programming, member recruitment or other areas of voluntary contribution.

05/07/2019
Congratulations to the 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Award Recipients

The Canadian College of Health Leaders and Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Robert Wood Johnson Awards. Established in 1956, the Robert Wood Johnson Awards are presented to students from six Canadian universities offering a Master of Health Administration. Recipients are selected by their respective faculty for their individual achievements and promising contributions to health services management.

05/02/2019
Darcy McWhirter Wins First Emerging Health Leaders Grant

Triangle Strategies and the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) are pleased to announce the winner of the Emerging Health Leaders Education Grant 2019. There was an impressive slate of nominees for this prize and after a comprehensive review and lively debate, Darcy McWhirter was unanimously selected as the winner for 2019.

04/08/2019
Dr. Nicholas Mitchell named recipient of 2019 Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Dr. Nicholas Mitchell, Provincial Medical Director and Senior Medical Director at Alberta Health Services, has been named recipient of the 2019 Robert Zed Young Health Leader Award.

04/08/2019
John King, CHE, named recipient of the 2019 CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that John King, CHE, has been named recipient of the 2019 CCHL Distinguished Leadership Award.

04/08/2019
University Health Network named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Safety Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that University Health Network’s Caring Safely Transformation Team was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Safety Award.

04/08/2019
Alberta Health Services named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Alberta Health Services was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award.

04/08/2019
Nova Scotia Health Authority named recipient of 2019 Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) was named recipient of the 2019 Energy and Environmental Stewardship Award.

04/08/2019
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences named recipient of 2019 Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences was named recipient of the 2019 Award of Excellence in Mental Health and Quality Improvement.

04/08/2019
CCHL Announces Second Group of 6 National Award Recipients

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce six recipients of the CCHL National Awards Program. These awards will be presented at the Honouring Health Leadership event on June 9, 2019 in Toronto prior to the 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC).

04/04/2019
The 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) is coming to Toronto, June 10 -11.

Don’t miss out! The 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) is coming to Toronto, June 10 -11. This year Canada’s largest gathering of health system leaders digs into the theme of Healthcare innovation: Advancing better outcomes and economic growth. Health leaders will want to be there to learn how to prepare for the new technologically advanced and evolving medical landscape amid disruptive innovation and informed by artificial intelligence. The event provides a lively mix of plenary and small-group sessions designed to spur questions, debate and strategy-sharing on some of the most pressing health system challenges.

04/01/2019
Congratulations to the 2019 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards Recipients

The Canadian College of Health Leaders and 3M Canada Company are proud to announce that the recipients of this year’s 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards are Providence Health Care and North York General Hospital.

03/25/2019
Emerging Health Leaders Education Grant

Triangle Strategies in collaboration with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and private sector health partners is offering emerging health leaders in Canada the opportunity to network with and learn from colleagues in Canada at its largest annual national gathering. This is a chance for an emerging health leader in healthcare management to attend the annual National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC), taking place this year on June 10-11, 2019 in Toronto.

03/20/2019
David Thompson, CHE, named recipient of the 2019 Mentorship Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that David Thompson, CHE, Vice President, Community Hospitals & Programs at Fraser Health Authority, has been named recipient of the 2019 Mentorship Award.

03/20/2019
Elder Little Brown Bear (Ernest W. Matton) named recipient of the 2019 Celebrating the Human Spirit Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Elder Little Brown Bear (Ernest W. Matton), Manager of Aboriginal Culture and The Aboriginal Healing Program at the Toronto East Health Network, has been named recipient of the 2019 Celebrating the Human Spirit Award.

03/20/2019
Congratulations to 6 Outstanding National Awards Recipients

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce six recipients of the CCHL National Awards Program. These awards will be presented at the Honouring Health Leadership event on June 9, 2019 in Toronto prior to the 2019 National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC). Congratulations to the award recipients!

03/20/2019
CCHL Recognizes Huron Studer Group Canada as the recipient of the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership in the College

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Huron Studer Group Canada has been named recipient of the 2019 President’s Award for Outstanding Corporate Membership in the College.

03/20/2019
2019 Recognition in Delivering Value-based Healthcare awarded to Western Health and Central Health

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that the 2019 Recognition in Delivering Value-based Healthcare has been awarded to Western Regional Health Authority and Central Regional Health Authority in Newfoundland and Labrador.

03/20/2019
Humber River Hospital named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Experience Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Humber River Hospital was named recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Patient Experience Award.

03/20/2019
Dr. Vanessa Burkoski named recipient of the 2019 Nursing Leadership Award

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is proud to announce that Dr. Vanessa Burkoski, Chief Nursing Executive and Chief, People Strategy, at Humber River Hospital (HRH), has been named recipient of the 2019 Nursing Leadership Award.

03/13/2019
Paying it Forward: Speed Mentoring in Southern Alberta

Paying it Forward: Speed Mentoring in Southern Alberta
On January 15, 2019, the Southern Alberta Chapter hosted the 3rd annual Speed Mentoring event in collaboration with the Calgary Node of Emerging Health Leaders.

02/26/2019
Forum authors write about mental health and addictions

The March edition of Healthcare Management Forum (HMF), with Guest Editor Carole Adair, is dedicated entirely to mental health and addictions and written by specialists in the field. Adair is a Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary.

01/14/2019
Become a CCHL peer reviewer

Healthcare Management Forum, the College’s respected journal published in conjunction with SAGE Publishing, is expanding its pool of reviewers.

12/14/2018
CCHL CEO Reflections: 2018 in Review

As 2018 draws to an end, and we look forward to 2019, the team at the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and Alain Doucet, CEO, examined some of the key healthcare issues that have been identified and debated throughout the year.

12/10/2018
Top Three Issues Facing Canadian Health Leaders: 2018 CCHL Joint Retreat Environmental Scan

The Canadian College of Health Leaders has released its report on the Environmental Scan of their 2018 Joint Retreat, which identifies the top three issues facing Canadian Health Leaders.

11/15/2018
Marianne Walker, CHE, appointed Vice-Chair of CCHL Board of Directors

Feisal Keshavjee, CHE, Chair of the Canadian College of Health Leaders’ Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marianne Walker, CHE, as the new Vice-Chair.

11/08/2018
New Award to Recognize Excellence in Patient Experience

The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to introduce the new Excellence in Patient Experience Award as part of its National Awards Program. This new award, created with the support of Studer Group Canada, is focused on honouring organizations and individuals who have set in place innovations that improve the human experience in healthcare.

10/29/2018
Call for nominations: 2019 National Awards Program

The College is inviting nominations for the 2019 National Awards Program . This is a great opportunity to recognize and promote the outstanding leaders and programs in your organization.

09/11/2018
The Canadian College of Health Leaders announces appointments to its leadership team

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College), a national, member-driven association dedicated to leadership development, announced appointments to its leadership team today.

05/29/2018
New President and Chief Executive Officer, Alain Doucet

The Board of Directors of the Canadian College of Health Leaders is very pleased to announce the appointment of our new President and Chief Executive Officer, Alain Doucet.

04/04/2018
Fit for Purpose: Response from the Canadian College of Health Leaders

The College commends Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor for demonstrating leadership by commissioning the external review of the PCHOs. Further, the College congratulates the authors, Drs Danielle Martin and Pierre-Gerlier Forest for their thorough review, reflection and timely recommendations contained in the review.

01/30/2018
Bethany Care Society and CCHL Sign Three-Year Strategic Alliance

Bethany Care Society (Bethany) has entered into a strategic alliance with the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to increase the leadership capabilities of health care managers in Canada.

05/23/2017
Canadian College of Health Leaders Announces Recipients of the 2017 National Awards Program Winners

The Canadian College of Health Leaders announced today the winners of the 2017 National Awards Program.

06/06/2016
The Canadian College of Health Leaders Recognizes Leadership Excellence through the 2016 National Awards Program

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) was delighted to present its awards at the 2016 Honouring Health Leadership event, held at the Westin Ottawa, in Ottawa, ON on Sunday June 5, 2016.

04/06/2016
Federal Health Minister will kick off the National Health Leadership Conference

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health, has confirmed her attendance of the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC) on June 6th in Ottawa. Minister Philpott will deliver opening remarks at the beginning of the two-day conference.

11/26/2015
White Paper - Effective Performance Systems: A Review of Selected Literature

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), through its’ LEADS Business Unit, and as a partner in the LEADS Collaborative, is pleased to release the paper “Effective Performance Systems: A Review of Selected Literature” authored by Shauna Fenwick and Erna Hagge.

09/22/2015
The Canadian College of Health Leaders and HealthCareCAN support Health Action Lobby's call to action on healthcare – The Canadian Way

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) and HealthCareCAN join other members of Canada’s Health Action Lobby (HEAL) to remind federal leaders that Canadians want government to make the challenges facing our healthcare system a priority.

06/25/2015
Partnership announcement: Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with the Canadian Coalition of Green Health Care (the Coalition) to encourage health leaders to take an active role in the greening of their organization.

06/14/2015
The Canadian College of Health Leaders Recognizes Leadership Excellence through the 2015 National Awards Program

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) was honoured to present its awards at the 2015 National Awards Gala, held at the PEI Convention Centre, in Charlottetown, PE on Sunday June 14, 2015.

03/31/2015
Partnership announcement: Bruyère Continuing Care

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Bruyère Continuing Care (Bruyère) to increase the level of leadership in the provision of care to seniors within its multi-site facility.

12/17/2014
Editor-in-Chief of Healthcare Management Forum welcomes new member to Editorial Board

Mr. Ron Lindstrom, PhD, FCCHL, would like to welcome Ms. Alexandra Harris, RN, MN/MHSc, CHE to the Editorial Board. Alexandra (Alex) is a PhD student at the University of Toronto’s Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, a trainee with the Nursing Health Services Research Unit and a Junior Fellow at Massey College.

11/17/2014
First strategic alliance developed with a healthcare employer in British Columbia

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (the College) and the Mennonite Benevolent Society (Menno Place) recently established a strategic alliance that raises the level of leadership and management in the care of seniors in the province of British Columbia. Through this agreement the Menno Place recognizes the Certified Health Executive (CHE™) designation and supports its maintenance of certification requirements. It also ensures a collaborative environment that will help the College and its members keep abreast of trends in health leadership and management.