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. 

Madeleine Leung- headshot updated Jul 28 2020 V2

"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,
Past Chair 


"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,
Chair 2023-24


"EHL provides great opportunities to network and grow leadership skills. Being in a community of enthusiastic and driven individuals further insights into how to be the best healthcare leader and give guidance to differing career paths. "
Cheryl Yeung, 

Jessie Yang

"EHL provides you access to a community of passionate working professionals in the healthcare field and networking opportunities." 

Jessie Yang, 
Director of Mentorship & Coaching

Saba Hena

"Having been an active member since 2018, EHL has played an important role in helping me understand the BC healthcare system, and connect with others who are on a similar leadership journey. I enjoy working with this amazing interdisciplinary team and continue my personal and professional development journey."
Dr. Sabahath Hena, 
Director of Marketing & Communications


Mary Gerali - 4

"EHL taught me that the world is filled with leaders, and all you need is to open yourself to opportunities and networking."
Mary Gerali,
Member at Large, Marketing and Communications


"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."
Chanpreet Litt,
Events Co-lead


"EHL Vancouver is a community that inspires passionate and motivated health leaders to collaborate, learn from each other and collectively work towards building a strong, inclusive, and compassionate healthcare system. EHL has provided me with valuable insights, allowed me to make meaningful connections, built my confidence and fostered a sense of belonging within the growing community of healthcare leaders. "
Monica Karnani,
Events Co-lead

"EHL provides an excellent platform for connecting with and gaining insights from fellow healthcare professionals. As an executive at EHL, I enjoy collaborating with an exceptional team, having the chance to support individuals in advancing their careers, and making an impact on our community!"
Ella Huang,
Director of Memberships


"We are the visionary architects of a healthier tomorrow by driving innovation, providing person-centred care and problem-solving complex issues to transform the healthcare system. EHL provides a dynamic community to connect with experienced healthcare leaders and a nexus of knowledge, skills and resources for us to achieve our professional goals. "
Huini Ge,
Director of Partnerships


"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."
Agata Stanielewicz, 
Member at Large

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