Friday, May 25, 2012

Gala registration deadline is June 1 at noon / La date d’échéance pour s’inscrire au gala est le 1er juin à midi

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2012 National Awards Gala: Celebrating Excellence and Recognizing Success

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If you haven’t already done so, we invite you to register for the College's 2012 National Awards Gala, a hallmark of excellence in healthcare and leadership.

The gala will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. Tickets and corporate tables for this glamorous, black tie optional evening are now available; please click here for more information. The gala registrations will close at noon, Eastern time, on Friday, June 1st.

Quality of Life – will yours improve or decline when you retire? / Quand vous allez prendre votre retraite, est-ce que votre qualité de vie va s’améliorer ou diminuer?

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What is your quality of life going to be like in retirement? Will it be better than it is now or will it decline?  In what way will retiring affect your quality of life? Will there be improvements in some areas of your life but declines in others? All these questions come into play as you engage in the decision-making process.

Dissertation survey invitation: Health Human Resources as a Strategic Business Partner

This dissertation survey supports a thesis for a doctoral degree. All College members are invited to participate.

Cette enquête sur les ressources humaines dans le secteur de la santé en tant que partenaires stratégiques vise à soutenir une thèse de doctorat. Tous les membres du Collège sont invités à participer. Le questionnaire n’est pas disponible en français.

New members: April - May 2012 / Nouveaux membres : avril - mai 2012

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Period of April 15, 2012 to May 14, 2012 – listed by Chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Interior
Shannon Hopkins
Administrator, Community Integrated Health Services, Interior Health Authority (Kelowna, BC)

Shirley Margaret Mercier
Acute Services Administrative, Interior Health Authority (Fernie, BC)

College members on-the-move: May 2012 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche: mai 2012

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Period of April 15, 2012 to May 14, 2012 – listed by Chapters:

Eastern Ontario
M. Lynsey James, CHE
FROM:  Program Manager, Family Health Team, The Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa, ON)
TO: Director, Primary Care Services, Centretown Community Health Centre (Ottawa, ON)

Greater Toronto Area
Cathy L. Barrick
FROM:  Director of Operations, Renascent (Toronto, ON)
TO: Chief Executive Officer, Alzheimer Society of Toronto (Toronto, ON)

Welcome to another new corporate member: May 2012 / Bienvenue à un autre nouveau membre corporatif : mai 2012

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The College is pleased to welcome another new corporate member since the beginning of the new year. Look for how many more organizations have joined the professional association of choice for health leaders in next month’s issue!

National Health Leadership Conference: May 2012 update / Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé : Mise à jour de mai 2012

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Join us in Halifax!
Invest in the success of your organization by attending the premier health leadership conference. Be amongst the leaders who will generate new ideas and partnerships by sharing experiences, guiding new initiatives and discovering solutions to ensure a healthy future for all Canadians.

Live webinar: the Conroy Group and Jim Nininger, former President of the Conference Board of Canada / Webinaire en direct : le Conroy Group et Jim Nininger, ancien président du Conference Board du Canada

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On June 12, 2012, Nancy Conroy of the Conroy Group will interview in a live webinar Jim Nininger, former President of the Conference Board of Canada, about his personal experience with retirement.  Ten years ago he faced mandatory retirement from the Conference Board of Canada as he approached 65. His concerns about how he would adapt led him to undertake a study of how other executives had coped with the retirement transition. This research resulted in his identification of six important lessons which he will talk about during the interview.

2012 EXTRA Fellowships Announced / Sélection des boursiers FORCES 2012

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders would like to congratulate all of its members who were accepted into the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) 2012 Executive Training for Research Application (EXTRA) Program competition.

Our history: Workshops ranked outstanding / Notre histoire : Deux excellents ateliers

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Recently College workshops held in Toronto and Halifax have received outstanding evaluations by the participants. The workshops featured faculty member Dr. George Labovitz on the theme, “Organizational Effectiveness – Maximizing Human Resources.”