Friday, February 26, 2016

BC Health Leaders Conference: 2016 Call for Abstracts

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BC Health Leaders Conference
November 1-2, 2016
Vancouver, BC

Themed Leading Through Engagement! Let’s cut to the chase…and engage! the BC Health Leaders Conference will delve into engagement in healthcare through 3 specific areas – self engagement, organizational engagement, and the healthcare system view of engagement guided by the LEADS Framework.

Compass Group Canada renews three-year title sponsorship for the Honouring Health Leadership event / Compass Group Canada renouvelle leur accord de trois ans à titre de commanditaire exclusif pour l’événement Hommage aux leaders en santé

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The College is pleased to announce a renewed three-year agreement (2017 – 2019) between Compass Group Canada Healthcare (Compass) and the College, which will see Compass continue to support the Honouring Health Leadership Event (formerly known as the National Awards Gala) at the exclusive title sponsor level. Robert Zed, CHE, FACHE, Chair and Sharon McDonald, CHE, President of Compass Group Canada Healthcare were quoted as saying “how enthusiastic we are in our ongoing support as founding title sponsor since 2010."

Welcome to our new corporate members: February 2016 update / Bienvenue à nos nouveaux membres corporatifs : mise à jour de février 2016

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The College is pleased to welcome three new corporate members since January 2016.

Look for how many more organizations have joined the professional association of choice for health leaders in next month’s issue!

Making headlines: February 2016 update / Des membres qui ont fait la manchette : mise à jour de février 2016

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College members are recognized nationally and internationally for advancing health leadership as a profession.

Please join us in congratulating these individual and corporate members, and health organizations on their achievements.

Kenneth W. Baird, CHE
Senior Director of Diagnostic Imaging, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Ken Baird leaves for VP role with Eastern Health (February 5, 2016)
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Ken has been a member since 1988 and received his certification in 1994.

Throughout his career he has been involved with various College committees and currently serves on the National Awards Program Selection Committee.

College members on-the-move: February 2016 / Membres du Collège à l'affiche : février 2016

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Period of January 15, 2016 to February 14, 2016 – listed by chapters:


Tom Stewart
FROM: Manager, Pre-Admission Clinic, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)
TO: Manager, Pre-Admission and Stroke Prevention Clinic, Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (Regina, SK)

BC Lower Mainland

Savik Sidhu
FROM: Business Operations Manager, BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre (Vancouver, BC)
TO: Director, Physician Contracts and Hospitalist Services, Fraser Health Authority (Surrey, BC)

Jocelyne S.Y. Wong, CHE
FROM: Manager, Fraser Health Authority (Langley & Newton, BC)
TO: Manager, Fraser Health Authority (New Westminster & TriCities, BC)

New members: February 2016 / Nouveaux membres : février 2016

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Period of January 15, 2016 to February 14, 2016 – listed by chapters:

New College Active Members

BC Lower Mainland

Famella Altehos
Executive Director, Governing Council of the Salvation Army Buchanan Lodge (New Westminster, BC)


Charlene Ruth Murphy
Manager, Rural Services, Community Supports & Seniors’ Mental Health – Mental Health & Addiction Services Division, Nova Scotia Health Authority (Inverness, NS)

Kelley Rayner
Director, Hospital Services, Health PEI (Charlottetown, PEI)