Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Canadian College of Health Leaders 2012 Convocation / Remise des titres de 2012 du Collège canadien des leaders en santé

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At its 41st Annual General Meeting in Halifax on June 3, 2012, the Canadian College of Health Leaders proudly recognized its new CHEs and Fellows for 2011-2012. Eighty-five College members received the CHE designation and one member received the Fellowship designation.

Congratulations to the 2012 National Awards Program Recipients! / Félicitations à tous les lauréats de 2012!

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders, and the sponsors of the National Awards Program, are proud to honour the individuals, teams and organizations that are making a difference across the healthcare system.

For more information on our 2012 award recipients, please download a copy of this year’s Celebrating Leading Practices Booklet or visit our website.

Award recipients were honoured on Sunday, June 3, 2012, at the College’s Annual General Meeting and the National Awards Gala, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The 3M Health Care Quality Team Awards and the Robert Wood Johnson Awards were presented during the National Health Leadership Conference on June 4 & 5, 2012.

2012 CHE Self Directed Learning Paper Award / Prix du mémoire d’apprentissage autonome CHE, 2012

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The CHE Self-Directed Learning Paper Award was established by the Board of Directors in 2005 to recognize high-quality papers submitted as a component of the CHE certification program. The papers demonstrate comprehensiveness, critical thinking and strategic problem solving skills. They are widely applicable and often add valuable new information to the literature in the field.

Congratulations John King, CHE / Félicitations à John King, CHE

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John King, MHA, CHE
The College would like to congratulate John King, MHA, CHE and past Chair of the College Board, on his retirement from St. Michael’s Hospital as Executive Vice-President and Chief Administrative Officer effective November 2, 2012.

Dr. Bob Howard, President and CEO of St. Michael’s Hospital in a recent internal news release (June 2012) made these following statements about John:

National survey of Canadian health executives, managers and ethicists / Enquête nationale auprès des cadres, gestionnaires et éthiciens du secteur canadien de la santé

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders is pleased to partner with The University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics on its CIHR funded survey of the organizational ethics issues facing Canadian health executives, managers and ethicists. It is hoped that study results will not only provide an evidence base for improving understanding of organizational ethics, but will serve as a foundation to advance standards development in this area, to inform professional training of health leaders, and to stimulate future research and knowledge translational activities in organizational ethics.

New Members: May – June 2012 / Nouveaux membres: mai – juin 2012

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

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland
Dr. Jan E. Christilaw
President, BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)

Eastern Ontario
Emma Tibbo
Quality Improvement Specialist, The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus (Ottawa, ON)

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

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

Anthony M. Weeks
FROM:  Vice President, Capital Management, Provincial Supports and Chief Operating Executive, Alberta Health Services (Edmonton, AB)
TO: Lead, Change Management and Performance, Health Shared Services Saskatchewan (Regina, SK)

Major Marcus M. Brauer, CD. B.Sc. CHE
FROM:  Candidate - Masters in Health Administration, Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS)
TO: Medical Planner, Canadian Forces Health Services (Halifax, NS)

Membership renewal: June 2012 / Renouvellement d’adhésion : juin 2012

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On October 5th, 2011, the College embarked on its 2012 membership renewal campaign. The membership team would like to thank the members that reflect the 89% renewed memberships to date!

Chapter Chairs Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia / Rencontre des présidents des chapitres à Halifax (Nouvelle-Écosse)

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The Chapter Advisory Council (CAC) held its annual face-to-face meeting in Halifax, NS on June 1, 2012. The Chapter Chairs discussed the initiatives and successes of the chapters, the progress of the College’s Professional Development Library and how the chapters can leverage social media, partnerships and LEADS. A joint planning session was also organized with the Board of Directors, Chapter Chairs and National Office staff to discuss strategic alignment, the value proposition and upcoming initiatives.

2012 National Awards Gala Sponsors / Commanditaires du Gala de remise des prix nationaux 2012

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The College was pleased to host the 2012 National Awards Gala on Sunday, June 3, 2012 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We would like to acknowledge the generous support of our gala sponsors, without whom, this event would not have been possible.

LEADS in a Caring Environment Framework – CHE Program Transformation / Cadre des capacités de leadership en santé LEADS – Transformation du Programme de certification (CHE)

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A year ago we provided information to you regarding our plans for transforming the CHE program and now we are pleased to let you know what has been accomplished over the past year.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

2012 National Health Leadership Conference Sponsors / Les commanditaires de la Conférence nationale sur le leadership en santé 2012

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The College Canadian College of Health Leaders and our event partner, the Canadian Healthcare Association, would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support towards the 2012 National Health Leadership Conference, held June 4 & 5 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. With your support, we were successful in delivering another outstanding event to over 700 delegates from across Canada.

2012 National Health Leadership Conference / La Conférence nationale 2012 sur le leadership en santé

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The 2012 National Health Leadership Conference, presented by the College and the Canadian Healthcare Association, featured two days of dynamic programming in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference theme was “Leading the Best: New ideas, new thinking”.  Over 700 participants heard keynote speakers Maureen Bisognano, Gregory Marchildon, Jeffrey Simpson, Steven Paikin, and Frank O’Dea. The conference also featured thirty concurrent sessions on a variety of topics.

2012 Healthcare Study Tour to Sweden / Voyage d’études 2012 sur les soins de santé en Suède

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April 22-27, 2012

A group of 13 health leaders from across Canada ventured to Stockholm and Örebro to explore current developments in health services policy and organization in the Swedish health systems. The tour provided a rich forum for the exchange of information, ideas and experiences between the Canadians and their Swedish counterparts.

Strategic Planning: From Formulation to Action / La planification stratégique : De la formulation du plan à sa mise en œuvre

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CCHL and ACHE present
Strategic Planning: From Formulation to Action
October 1-2, 2012
Fairmont Empress
Victoria, BC

The Conference Board of Canada: Summit on Sustainable Health and Health Care

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The Canadian College of Health Leaders is very pleased to be partnering with the Conference Board of Canada for this upcoming event! As part of our partnership, we are able to offer a special registration rate to our contacts! For more information, please see below.

Our history: Mini-papers – a method for shared learning / Notre histoire : Les mini-exposés – une méthode pour partager les connaissances

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Several local groups of health executives have adopted the “mini-paper” format as part of their continuing professional development. Others have asked for information about this method for use in their own area.