SLS at Canadian Physician Leaders Conference


The School of Leadership Studies was well represented at the Canadian Conference for Physician Leaders in April 2017. Dr. Cheryl Heykoop, assistant professor, facilitated an interactive workshop on “Transforming Healthcare through a Systems Lens,” Dr. Johny Van Aerde, associate faculty and Dr. Graham Dickson, professor emeritus, were key contributors in the conference, and Dr. Elizabeth Hartney, program head for MA Leadership (Health Specialization) and Andrea Torres-Lopez, education advisor, fielded many questions about our programs from the RRU booth. Keynote speakers at the conference included Peter Block (renowned leadership author), Danielle Martin (author of Better Know), Dike Drummond from the US (author of Physician Burnout), Amanda Goodall from the UK (researcher on leadership skills in specific industries, including health).