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Champlain LHIN Senior Leadership Program

The Champlain LHIN Senior Leadership Program is an executive development program delivered through a partnership between the Telfer School of Management (University of Ottawa) and the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto).   The program is designed to address the leadership development needs of executives and physician leaders and to improve opportunities for networking and collaboration between individuals and organizations.  Participants in the program are sponsored by the leaders of health service providers both large and small from across the Champlain LHIN.  The program is also endorsed and sponsored by the CEO of the Champlain LHIN.  The program has been offered once per year since 2010. The program will be offered for the ninth year starting in October 2018. 

Download a detailed program prospectus, including program history, evaluation results, and more:

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Next cohort will begin Fall 2019.


$5,500 + HST


4 modules of 2 consecutive days, 8:00am – 5:00pm. Each module is approximately 6 weeks apart.

How to Register

Candidates for this program are nominated by CEOs of healthcare organizations and hospitals in the Champlain LHIN.

Our payment & cancellation policy can be found HERE.

Who Should Attend

Candidates for this program are nominated by CEOs of healthcare organizations and hospitals in the Champlain LHIN.

What You Will Learn

The program focuses on developing the following broad competencies:

  • Personal Leadership Skills: These are critical skills for the new world of healthcare.   Our approach to healthcare leadership focuses on setting and communicating a direction (visioning), creating supportive conditions for those who develop commitment (aligning), and appealing to the values of stakeholders (motivating).
  • Management of Change: Participants will learn a systematic approach to managing change and a process for working with individuals and groups, both inside and outside of your organization.
  • Leadership Self-awareness and Political Intelligence:  Self-awareness is a critical asset for an effective healthcare leader. Participants will be exposed to techniques for enhancing their Emotional Intelligence and developing their personal leadership agendas.
  • Application of Managerial Tools: Participants will be exposed to a range of tools such as planning, organizing, and measuring. 

Program Takeaways

  • Understanding of strategy formulation and implementation, especially in the context of the Champlain LHIN
  • Awareness of different leadership styles and approaches
  • Ability to  communicate and lead change
  • Understanding of performance management and use of balanced scorecards
  • A network of collaborative relationships across the Champlain LHIN

Instructor Profile(s)

Brian Golden, Sandra Rotman Chaired Professor of Health Sector Strategy Rotman School of Management

Professor Brian Golden is Vice-Dean, Professional Programs, and the Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, The University of Toronto, and The University Health Network. In 2006 he became founding Executive Director of The Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy, a policy, research, and leadership development institute funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health. In his role at the Collaborative he was a member of the select advisory committee that led to the creation of Ontario’s Excellent Care for All legislation. From 2005 to 2010 Professor Golden was Board Chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

He is a board member (and former Board Chair) of Rise Asset Development, a non-profit micro-finance organization providing business development loans for individuals with mental health and addiction challenges.

Among his published work are articles in The Harvard Business Review, The Canadian Medical Association Journal, The Strategic Management Journal, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Management Science, Clinical Oncology, and Health Policy. Professor Golden’s article “Transforming Healthcare Organizations” in Healthcare Quarterly was that publication’s most downloaded article with over 150,000 downloads.

His honours include Canada’s Ted Freedman Innovation in Healthcare Education Award and the Canadian Medical Association’s first Eureka Award for Innovation in Physician Education. In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences --- the first Business School professor to be recognized by the Academy for his contributions to healthcare and life sciences.

For more information

Elissa Sarazin
613-562-5800 ext. 7816


Telfer School of Management
Centre for Executive Leadership
99 Bank Street, Suite 200
Ottawa ON K1P 6B9

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