Commentary

CEOs of Ontario’s 24 research hospitals comment on tentative Physician Services Agreement | August 08

Catherine Zahn and Karen Michell, the Chair and Executive Director of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario, on behalf of the 24 CEOs of Ontario’s research hospitals: On August 14, 2016, Ontario doctors will vote on a tentative Physician Services Agreement between the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Health and […]... Read more >

Together, We’re Driving a Health Research Agenda for Patients, People and Prosperity | June 04

On Monday, June 1st at MaRS Discovery District, the Council of Academic Hospitals was pleased to launch A Health Research Agenda for Patients, People and Prosperity and the Healthier, Wealthier, Smarter campaign. With over 300 delegates participating in person and online at #onHWS, we were thrilled by the momentum that was generated and is continuing […]... Read more >

Speech to the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce | November 13

Remarks to the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce by Leslee Thompson, President and CEO of Kingston General Hospital and Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), on November 12, 2013, at Four Points Hotel, Kingston, Ontario.... Read more >

New Bottom Line for Investment in Health Research | November 13

This Op Ed on the new bottom line for investment in health research by Leslee Thompson, CAHO Chair, was published in the Kingston Whig-Standard on November 13, 2013.... Read more >

Medical Research Making Us Healthier, Wealthier and Smarter | October 31

This article, demonstrating how medical research makes Ontario healthier, wealthier and smarter, was published in The Chronicle-Journal, October 30, 2013. It was reprinted from the original in the Foundation newletter for Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.... Read more >

Speech to Economic Club of Canada | September 23

On September 23, 2013, Leslee Thompson, President & CEO, Kingston General Hospital and Chair, Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO), spoke at the Economic Club of Canada on the topic “Healthier, Wealthier & Smarter: The New Bottom Line for Investment in Health Research and Innovation.”... Read more >