Call for Abstracts: National Health Leadership Conference 2017

Call for Abstracts: National Health Leadership Conference 2017

Call for Abstracts: National Health Leadership Conference 2017

The Canadian College of Health Leaders (College) and HealthCareCAN are once again hosting the National Health Leadership Conference (NHLC), to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 12-13, 2017. The theme of this year’s conference is Value-based healthcare: Embracing a patient and family-centered approach.

This conference is the largest national gathering of health system decision-makers in Canada including trustees, chief executive officers, directors, managers, department heads and other health leaders representing various sectors and professions in health regions, authorities and alliances, hospitals, long-term care organizations, public health agencies, community care, mental health and social services. As well, the conference draws participants from government, education and research organizations, professional associations, consulting firms and industry.

It is an outstanding opportunity for members of the MRT profession to interact with these decision makers and showcase their ideas and issues on a national stage.


Call for abstracts

Submission deadline: October 31, 2016

The NHLC aims to explore the challenges and opportunities facing today’s health leadership in Canada, and strives to provide an environment that will cultivate movement from knowledge to action.


  • Provide a forum to enrich health leadership practices and innovations;
  • Showcase leading practices and their success;
  • Explore issues of common interest in the areas of accountability, effectiveness and transparency in the health system;
  • Address the challenges facing both policy-makers and health leaders who are transforming health service delivery;
  • Discuss types of innovation and new technologies that can improve health systems; and
  • Identify effective ways to execute and sustain complex changes.


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