The industry outreach program at the Krembil Centre is crucial for advancing healthcare research and innovation. The Centre has successfully organized multiple public summits with 300-400 registrations, focusing on topics such as artificial intelligence, digital technologies, and healthcare research. These summits serve as platforms for knowledge exchange, collaboration, and partnership-building between the Centre and industry professionals.
Healthcare Leadership Summit: Value-based Healthcare (VBHC) in Action | Nov. 29, 2023View details Hide details
In collaboration with The Conference Board of Canada, Dean Detlev Zwick of the Schulich School of Business and Joseph Mapa, Krembil Chair in Health Management and Leadership invite you to our fifth virtual leadership summit.
Transformations in our Canadian healthcare systems are needed to ensure survivability, to bolster its resilience to future shock and disruption and, most significantly, adapt to new ideas and innovations. The role of value-based healthcare is integral to this future. The virtual summit will explore the essential principles of value-based healthcare and how they can drive transformative changes in the Canadian healthcare system.
Register now: schulich.yorku.ca/vbhc-summit
Speaker Series: AI and the Future of Healthcare | Nov. 30 2023View details Hide details
We are excited to continue our ADAPT Lab Seminar Series on AI and the Future of Healthcare with our next virtual session in just a couple of weeks!
This month, we are excited to welcome Dr. Amol Verma and Dr. Fahad Raza, the co-founders of GEMINI, which is the largest hospital research network in Canada. They will be joining us on November 30th from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM to provide insights into how AI is transforming clinical decision-making in healthcare by discussing the opportunities and challenges presented by AI-driven advancements. Dr. Amol Verma, the 2023 Temerty Professor of AI Research and Education in Medicine at the University of Toronto, is a renowned physician and scientist specializing in health services research, with a focus on improving hospital care using electronic clinical data. Dr. Fahad Razak, an internist at St Michael’s Hospital and Canada Research Chair in Healthcare Data and Analytics at the University of Toronto, is a leading expert in healthcare research and policy. With a wealth of experience, publications, and awards, these distinguished professionals are at the forefront of healthcare data and analytics, making significant contributions to the field. In other words, you won’t want to miss this event!
To access the seminar, please visit our Eventbrite page using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ai-impact-on-clinical-decision-making-tickets-730996669717?aff=oddtdtcreator.
Launch and Leadership Summit | September 23, 2021View details Hide details
On September 23, 2021, Schulich’s newly established Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership, in collaboration with Deloitte, hosted our launch summit to celebrate leadership and help reshape the best practices in our industry.
The Summit was preceded with the official launch of our Centre. Robert Krembil (MBA ’71, Hon LLD ’00) and members of his family along with Dean Detlev Zwick, President and Vice-Chancellor Rhonda L. Lenton, Dean Emeritus Dezsö J. Horváth, and Krembil Chair Joseph Mapa launched the Centre with great enthusiasm and aspirations.
Our first Leadership Summit which followed, took stock, and reflected on the ideas of renowned thought leaders in four vital and timely areas of healthcare: 1. Long-Term Care and the Impact of COVID; 2. The Digital Future of Healthcare; 3. The Role of AI and Data Analytics, and 4. Reimagining the Healthcare Workforce.
Workplace Culture, Talent, And Leadership in the Covid Era | March 30, 2022View details Hide details
The Krembil Centre for Health Leadership and Management, in collaboration with Accenture, hosted their second Leadership Summit on March 30, 2022, themed on Workplace Culture, Talent, And Leadership in the Covid Era
Dean Detlev Zwick, and Centre Chair Joseph Mapa, along with the health sector experts joined the thought leadership event to discuss the future of the workplace culture in the healthcare sector along with topics of shifting labour dynamics, workforce burnout and attrition, and responsible leadership.
The panel comprised of Karen Forward, Managing Director, Human Potential at Accenture, Sean Hinton, Founder and CEO at SkyHive Technologies; and Dr. Abi Sriharan, Senior Krembil Fellow, Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership, Director of Leadership Wellness Lab. The insightful discussion was moderated by Jimmy Yang (MBA ’07), Managing Director and National Health Industry Leader, Accenture.
Alumni Connect - The Great Disruption: Impact and Key Shifts in Healthcare| February 16, 2022View details Hide details
In addition to our Summits, the Centre will be making continual connections with our alumni with educational sessions.
Our first session themed on “The Great Disruption: Impact and Key Shifts in Healthcare” was organized on February 16, 2022, with 130+ registrations. An informative and engaging panel comprising of Rina Lamba (MBA ’19), Director, Public Health, York Region; Lauren Rinaldo (MSTM ’17, MBA ’21), Epic Project Training Lead, Scarborough Health Network; Andrea Spencer (MBA ’13), Principal (Consulting), Optimus SBR discussed about new perspectives about how we work and want to work, how to innovate, how to seize new opportunities, and how to lead in a world where technology can be embraced at lightning speed. The session was hosted by Keith Loo (MBA ’12), CEO, Skinopathy and moderated by Joseph Mapa, Krembil Chair in Health Management and Leadership.
A.I. and Digital Technologies for better healthcare | October 27, 2022View details Hide details
The third Krembil Healthcare Leadership Summit explored how AI-driven automation technologies can transform the health industry and discussed essential principles for responsible adoption of these technologies for better healthcare.
Speakers at A.I. and Digital Technologies for Better Healthcare: Dr. Amol Verma (top left), Dr. Abi Sriharan (top right), Dr. Leo Anthony Celi (bottom)
The panel comprised of Dr. Leo Anthony Celi, Clinical Research Director and Principal Research Scientist, MIT Laboratory for Computational Physiology and Staff Physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Dr. Amol Verma, Clinician-Scientist at St. Michael’s Hospital and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. Dr. Leo spoke about machine bias and global perspectives related to Artificial Intelligence. He was joined by Dr. Amol who presented how Canada is leveraging digital technologies to improve healthcare. The insightful discussion was moderated by Dr. Abi Sriharan, Krembil Centre Research Director and Senior Scientist at the Schulich School of Business.
Advancing Healthcare through Leadership Research | April 27, 2023View details Hide details
The fourth Krembil Healthcare Leadership Summit presented emerging research on healthcare leadership and explored how leaders and healthcare organizations can utilize adaptive leadership approaches. The summit also explained what style of leadership is best suited to navigate disruption and help shape the healthcare sector of tomorrow.
Speakers at Advancing Healthcare through Leadership Research: Bri S. Darboh (MBA’22) (top-left), Iris Yusupov (MBA’22) (centre), Professor Joseph Mapa (top right), Eric McNulty (bottom-left), Dr. Abi Sriharan (bottom-right)
Our panel members comprised Dr. Abi Sriharan, Research Director and Senior Scientist, Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership, Eric McNulty, Associate Director for the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, Harvard University, Iris Yusupov (MBA’22), Sessional Instructor, Schulich School of Business, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Health, York University, and Bri S. Darboh (MBA’22), Sessional Instructor, Schulich School of Business, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Health, York University. The insightful discussion was moderated by Professor. Joseph Mapa, Krembil Chair in Health Management and Leadership.
Alumni Conference – The Changing World of Health | May 6, 2023View details Hide details
The Krembil Centre for Health Management and Leadership participated in CONNECT 2023, an Alumni Conference to make continual connections with the community. At the conference, the Centre showcased its ambitious goals and Professor Mapa shared his vision for driving progress and innovation in healthcare management and leadership fields. Dr. Abi Sriharan, Krembil Centre Research Director and Senior Scientist presented research findings on “Key Healthcare Leadership Competencies: Perspectives from Current Healthcare Leaders”. Her ground-breaking research sheds light on the crucial competencies necessary to tackle the most pressing healthcare challenges and outline strategies for fostering successful leaders.
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