Board Director Recruitment

Launched in 2021, Healthcare Excellence Canada is an independent not-for-profit charity funded by Health Canada that brings together the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement. This new organization works with partners to share proven innovations and best practices in patient safety and healthcare quality. The goal: to deliver lasting improvement in patient safety and experience, in work life of healthcare providers, in value for money and in the health of everyone in Canada.

Meet the board of directors

Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, which includes a diverse group of highly skilled leaders, Healthcare Excellence Canada is currently seeking to recruit two (2) directors with extensive governance experience and relevant backgrounds and skills in one or both of the following areas:. 

  • patient partnership– a strategic leader and a compelling voice with lived experience in navigating and actively improving the health or care system as a patient, resident, client, family member or caregiver.
  • financial leadership – a respected financial professional, ideally a CPA, with the strategic and technical scope to participate on and potentially chair HEC’s Finance, Investment & Audit Committee.

Healthcare Excellence Canada is seeking a diversity of interest from equity deserving groups in the candidates proposed for election in 2021.

If you would like to be considered for the current or future board vacancies, please submit your CV or Board biography and one page cover letter to Michael Naufal and Nick Chambers at

The deadline for applications is May 14, 2021.