EHL Vancouver

Developing and networking health care leaders in the Metro Vancouver area.

About The Vancouver Node

Over 160 members with representation from clinical healthcare, healthcare administration, health information technology, private sector and project management.

Founded in 2008, the Vancouver Node of EHL is a community of like-minded students and healthcare professionals who are developing their leadership careers and have a passion for learning, mentorship, peer-support and networking.

Our Vision: An inclusive community of emerging healthcare leaders equipped with the skills to excel in their personal and professional goals.

Our Mission: To foster a community of emerging health leaders through meaningful career development and networking opportunities.

We offer engaging and insightful virtual panel discussions, networking events, mentorship and coaching opportunities for our members.

Vancouver Executive Team

The EHL Vancouver Executive Team consists of Co-Chairs, Past Chair, Directors and Members at Large. 

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“EHL is a great place for new health professionals to meet like-minded people and learn skills to help navigate their career journey. Being on the Executive provides an opportunity to innovate and execute plans that serve the healthcare community.”
Nancy Nguyen,
Co-Chair 2020-2022

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"Through EHL, I have been able to venture out of my comfort zone, build confidence and develop networking skills. Serving as an Executive also provided me with the unique opportunity to lead strategic planning sessions and forge strong partnerships with leaders in the private sector and in other health authorities."
Madeleine Leung,
Co-Chair 2021-2023 & Director of Communications

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"When I joined EHL Vancouver, I didn't understand the opportunities available to me within the BC healthcare industry. By attending events and working with highly-driven interdisciplinary executive team members, I'm proud to say I have a much better understanding of the health system as a whole (and it's opportunities)."
Alex Chui, Past Chair

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    "EHL is a platform where I can learn from our healthcare leaders, meet and be mentored by our healthcare leaders, and hopefully -- with the knowledge and networks obtained through EHL -- become a healthcare leader."
    Charmaine Viaje,
    Director of Partnerships

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    "EHL is the perfect place for emerging health leaders to gain new skills and experiences, meet and learn from senior healthcare leaders, and build a network of like-minded individuals who are passionate about advancing health care. I owe a lot of my personal and professional growth to the great people I met through EHL."
    Lina Abouzaid,
    Director of Coaching and Membership

    Michaela Rozor

    "EHL is a great avenue to network and learn from likeminded healthcare professionals. As an executive in EHL, I am excited to work with a great team and have the opportunity to help others in their career development"
    Mihaela Rozor, 
    Director of Memberships

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    "I have greatly benefited from the mentorship program that EHL offers every year. Through my mentors, I have developed and grown as a healthcare leader and have navigated various transitions in my career in healthcare."
    Mehreen Poonja,
    Events Co-Lead

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    "EHL is a community of passionate healthcare professionals and offers networking opportunities with experienced leaders across the industry. As an Executive member, I hope to continue developing as a leader while fostering a diverse community of future leaders."
    Claudia Ngunu,
    Events Co-Lead

    Arlene Singh

    "By talking to other professionals in your industry you are able to share and exchange knowledge, learn more about current trends in healthcare, professional opportunities, and partake in mentorship activities."
    Arlene Singh, 
    Member at Large, Communications

    Sam Bratty (closer)

    "EHL provides connection across the industry, promoting thought leadership and presenting opportunities to grow the community around healthcare delivering."
    Samantha Bratty,
    Member at Large

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    On October 14th, Emerging Health Leaders Vancouver partnered with The Federation of Social Services of BC to host our very first event of the membership year. From Acknowledgement to Allyship: Understanding the In Plain Sight Report.

    We would like to thank all our attendees, and extend our heartfelt gratitude to our guest speakers Dawn Thomas, Acting Associate Deputy Minister for Indigenous Health at the Ministry of Health, and Harmony Johnson, Interim VP for Indigenous Wellness and Reconciliation at Providence Health Care.

    During the event findings from the In Plain Sight report were reviewed. One of the survey findings show that 84% of Indigenous respondents reported some form of discrimination in health care. A few of the top reported reasons why racism persists include:

    1️⃣ Employees not willing to speak up

    2️⃣ Lack of accountability by leadership to stop discriminatory behaviour

    3️⃣ Insufficient numbers of Indigenous health care professionals

    How do you see your role and responsibility in disrupting racism? How are you prepared to show up differently?

    Allow yourself to sit with the discomfort, reflect, and take responsibility for making positive contributions.

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    Membership Perks

    Discounted pricing and early-bird registration for EHL events

    Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) Mentorship Program 

    Executive Coaching Program provided Royal Roads University

    Wide network of multidisciplinary emerging and senior professionals

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