Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Happy Holidays from CCHL / Joyeuses fêtes du CCLS

 The College will be closed between December 23, 2011
 (noon EST) and January 1, 2012 inclusive.

Le Collège sera fermé du 23 décembre 2011 (à compter de midi, HNE)
au 1 janvier 2012 inclusivement.

Monday, December 19, 2011

EXTRA, who should apply? / À qui s’adresse le programme FORCES ?

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The new EXTRA fellowships are available to teams composed of two to four individuals who have completed professional training in any health discipline, including medical practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, health managers and policy-makers. It is expected that recipients of EXTRA team fellowships will have completed their initial professional training in the last five to 15 years, have an ongoing commitment to the application of evidence in healthcare, and occupy leadership roles in their organizations. The team applicant(s) must provide strong evidence of support from their organization(s) throughout the tenure of the fellowship.

Personal Planning: What it is and how to do it. / Planification personnelle : Ce que c’est et comment on s’y prend.

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Individuals who are highly engaged in meeting the challenges of work and family life often neglect to set aside time for thinking about the future. Yet, most of us understand that by doing so at all stages of our lives, we can make better choices and decisions.

Forty under 40 / Quarante moins 40 ans

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Jennifer Duff, CHE
What a remarkable year it has been for College member and Certified Health Executive, Jennifer Duff, Director, Mental Health, Providence Health Care (PHC).  As the 2011 Sweden Study Tour’s Emerging Health Leaders Scholarship recipient, Jennifer had the opportunity to travel to Sweden along with 17 senior Canadian health leaders. While in her role as operations leader of the Maternity and the Neo-natal Intensive Care unit at PHC, Jennifer was also this year’s recipient of the Faye Meuser Memorial Leadership Award as well as a Mission Team Award winner alongside her Maternity Team.

Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Hall of fame / Le panthéon de la renommée des femmes les plus puissantes du Canada

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The College would like to congratulate College member Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO of the Credit Valley Hospital, for winning the Financial Post Magazine Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Hall of Fame Trailblazers & Trendsetters Award. Every year, the Women's Executive Network (WXN) honors Canadian women who are outstanding leaders in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

New Members - November - December 2011 / Nouveaux Membres - novembre - décembre 2011

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Period of November 15, 2011 to December 14, 2011—listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Interior
Roger E Parsonage
Assistant Director, Health Protection, Interior Health Authority (Vernon, BC)

LeeAnn Larocque
Interim Director, Children’s Neurosciences Surgical and Rehabilitation Care, IWK Health Centre (Halifax, NS)

College Members on-the-move - December 2011 / Membres du Collège à l’affiche - décembre 2011

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Period of November 15, 2011 to December 14, 2011—listed by Chapters:

Sandra G Christie, CHE
FROM: Vice President, Clinical Services, South Shore Health (Bridgewater, NS)
TO: Executive Director, Acute and Tertiary Care, Government of Nova Scotia (Halifax, NS)

Theresa A Fillatre, CHE
FROM: Atlantic Canada Leader, Safer Healthcare Now! (Dartmouth, NS)
TO: Senior Director Atlantic Canada, Canadian Patient Safety Institute (Dartmouth, NS)

2012 Corporate Membership Renewal - December 2011 / Renouvellement d'adhésion corporative 2012 - décembre 2011

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On October 18, 2011, the College embarked on its’ 2012 corporate membership renewal campaign. The corporate membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 30% who have already renewed their membership to date! Reminder that your 2012 renewal fees are due no later than December 31st, 2011.

We invite you to nominate a deserving individual or team for a CCHL national award / Nous vous invitons à proposer une personne ou une équipe méritante pour un prix de CCLS

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The 2012 National Awards Program boasts 14 awards honouring leaders in health care, including senior executives, emerging leaders, administrative and operational teams, nurses, students and more.

In this issue of Communiqué we are pleased to highlight the following awards:

Forum Summer deadline - Feb 1, 2012 / Échéance pour le numéro de Forum de l’été - 1er février 2012

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If you're not submitting your work to Healthcare Management Forum, you're missing a chance to share your ideas with the entire College's membership. The journal is now accepting manuscripts on the following topics: managerial succession planning, coaching and mentoring, integration with sectors such as primary care, and the complexities of governing in a social media world.

International Health Care Study Tour to Australia and New Zealand / Voyage d’études des soins de santé en Australie et en Nouvelle-Zélande

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) is collaborating with the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) to offer a study tour to Australia and New Zealand from February 20th to March 2nd, 2012. The three cities that will be visited are Melbourne and Sydney in Australia and Auckland in New Zealand.

Our History - Facility planning and design conference draws large crowd / Notre Histoire - Plus de 300 personnes à la conférence nationale « Construction et rénovation »

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The first national conference and exhibition on “Health Care Facility Planning and Design: Bricks and Mortar in the ‘90s” was a success say organizers. Registration exceeded expectations with an attendance of over 300 people. The event was held in Ottawa from October 20 to 22.