News, research, and other announcements.

May 7, 2019

Canadian healthcare needs agile leaders and bold visions for the future

Healthcare leaders need to be of high integrity and have a systems-wide, "big picture" mindset, writes Hackett.

April 30, 2019

How to Navigate a Complex Future: Health System Experts Weigh in on Health Leadership Academy Research Findings

Highlights from a panel discussion launching the HLA's new white paper on the alternative futures of health.

April 29, 2019

New Health Leadership Academy white paper explores how to prepare emerging health leaders for the future

The Michael G. DeGroote Health Leadership Academy (HLA) presents a new white paper: Preparing for the Alternative Futures of Health

April 12, 2019

Design thinking students showcase the future needs of health in an interactive exhibit

Learn more about future needs in four key areas of health: palliative care, autism care, education, and active transportation.

March 28, 2019

The Health Leadership Academy Welcomes Greg McQueen as Acting Co-Director

McQueen has provided senior leadership at several medical schools and health science centres across North America.

March 22, 2019

Transforming the Rowing Machine Experience through Design Thinking

Cameron Siou, graduate of the HLA's Innovation by Design course, went onto apply his newfound design thinking skills to a startup venture

February 25, 2019

Sitting is the new smoking: Using design thinking to tackle a public health challenge

Students from the HLA's Innovation by Design course share how they used design thinking to tackle sedentary behaviour.

February 14, 2019

New research looks at how to integrate peer support workers into clinical settings

New research by Gillian Mulvale and her colleague published in the Healthcare Management Forum Journal.

December 12, 2018

A Holiday Reunion: Emerging Health Leaders graduates break bread and swap leadership stories

Graduates of the Emerging Health Leaders program discuss the attributes of great leaders.

Former Innovation by Design students Tiffane Anandarajan, Theebha Prethipan, John Vu, Kohilan Selvakumaran, and Devin Glim.
November 19, 2018

Student Prototype Wows Global Autism Experts

"To be honest, this was my most impactful course throughout my undergraduate degree."

Healthcare professionals working around a table.
September 19, 2018

Canada’s Evolving Health Landscape Requires a New Kind of Leader

Meeting the needs of patients in a rapidly changing world will require future leaders in health to approach work differently.

Tevin, an EHL student
August 31, 2018

Three Pieces of Advice for Emerging Health Leaders

The path to being a leader is not linear, nor is it always obvious. Take Sid Stacey’s journey, for example...