Our Annual Speed Mentoring Event on July 17th, 2014

We are excited to announce our most anticipated and popular event of the year!

Are you ready to meet some of BC’s top senior healthcare leaders and influencers?
Do you want to hear how these individuals got where they are today in their careers?
Are you ready to be mentored to take your career to the next level?

Then this event is for you!

Come to our annual speed mentoring event and meet some of BC’s most respected and accomplished healthcare leaders, and ask the questions you have always feared to ask in a supportive and safe environment. Spots are limited so please register early!

Location and event details:

Date: Thursday July 17th, 2014
Location: Suite 530,  1199 West Pender, Vancouver
Note: this is a secure building and the elevators lock at 6:15pm

Registration and networking 6pm-6:15pn
Speed mentoring 6:15pm -7:30p,
Questions and networking: 7:30pm-8:00pm

Snacks and refreshments will be provided by our sponsor:  Nuba Catering

 

Speakers include:

Leanne Heppell, Vice President, Patient Safety & Innovation and Chief of Professional Practice and Nursing

Vice President, Patient Safety & Innovation and Chief of Professional Practice and Nursing

Leanne Heppell, Vice President, Patient Safety & Innovation and Chief of Professional Practice and Nursing

Leanne Heppell was appointed as Vice President, Patient Safety & Innovation, and Chief of Professional Practice & Nursing in May, 2013. Leanne brings to her role over 17 years of senior leadership experience, including with Vancouver Coastal Health, Fraser Health and the BC Ambulance Service. Leanne is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Victoria. She graduated from UBC as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Master’s in Nursing program, and completed a Master’s in Leadership from Royal Roads University in 2003. She is also an academic supervisor of leadership studies at Royal Roads University. Leanne’s achievements include developing strategic, quality improvement and patient safety plans and leading large system cultural transformation with a focus on putting patients and families first.

 

Dr. Lynn Stevenson, Associate Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health

Dr. Lynn Stevenson, Associate Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health

Dr. Lynn Stevenson, Associate Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health

Lynn Stevenson was appointed Associate Deputy Minister, Ministry of Health on Janauary 20, 2014

Dr. Stevenson is currently the Associate Deputy Minister of Health responsible for the health services portfolio in the British Columbia Ministry of Health.  She is responsible for the divisions of health service policy, quality assurance, population and public health and medical beneficiary and pharmaceuticals.  Lynn is a registered nurse by profession and has held senior leadership positions in the Vancouver Island Health Authority, British Columbia Cancer Agency and the Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia.

Lynn has extensive health care experience in operations, quality and safety, human resources and research.  She currently co-chairs the British Columbia Academic Health Council board, is a member of the Royals Roads University Leadership Advisory Board and the University of Victoria Human and Social Development Advisory Committee.

Lynn has a PhD with a research focus on organizational change, practice and leadership.  She is a Fellow of the CanadianCollege ofHealthLeaders (CCHL), a CHFI EXTRA Fellow, certified corporate director  (ICD-D) and holds Adjunct Professor positions in the Schools of Nursing at the Universities of British Columbia and Victoria.  She has received awards from the Canadian College of Health Leaders, the University of Victoria and the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia.

 

Barbara Lawrie, Executive Director, Clinical Education, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority 

Thank you to our generous sponsor: