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Executive Director, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario



Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to have real impact while working alongside leaders of Ontario’s 23 research hospitals.  CAHO members are vital to the province’s health care system. They provide advanced patient care services, train the next generation of health care professionals, and conduct leading edge research to discover tomorrow’s care today. Individually and together, CAHO members are generating a healthier, wealthier, smarter Ontario.

As Executive Director, reporting to the 23 CEOs of the CAHO member hospitals, you will support members in harnessing the collective research and innovation strengths of their organizations to advance world-leading patient care, a high-quality health care system, and a knowledge-based economy.  You will lead a small team to drive CAHO’s Strategic Plan and prepare the organization for the next strategic planning cycle.  As CAHO’s face and voice, you will showcase the value of Ontario’s Research Hospitals, promote investment in these hospitals’ health research enterprises, accelerate implementation of health research evidence into practice across the province, and lead CAHO-wide efforts to enhance capacity to pull innovation into the system.

As the ideal candidate, you are an experienced leader and manager who personifies CAHO’s values of collaboration, leadership, discovery, innovation, and excellence.  You have exceptional communications and presentation skills and have deep experience and expertise supporting a Board and advocating to government, preferably at the provincial level.  You have a record of building and mentoring excellent teams that perform at a level that exceeds all expectations. Your political acumen and analytical capacity is clearly evident when advancing or formulating policy, positioning an issue, or championing an initiative.

If you are interested in a role at the forefront of discovery and innovation, where you can have real demonstrable impact on the health and well-being of millions of people across the province, please submit your CV and cover letter in confidence to Eric Lathrop at

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.

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Boyden global executive search
Eric Lathrop
Posting Date: 20-Jun-2017Executive Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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