2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health Award Winners

Digital Health Canada congratulates the 2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health Award Winners!

  • Heather Sulkers
    Director of Clinical Informatics at CAMH
  • Shirlee Sharkey
    President + CEO at Saint Elizabeth Health Care
  • Diane Salois-Swallow
    Chief Information Officer at MacKenzie Health
  • Dr. Maureen O'Donnell
    Associate Professor, UBC + Executive Director, Child Health BC
  • Dr. Lynn Nagle
    Assistant Professor at University of Toronto
  • Shelagh Maloney
    Vice President at Canada Health Infoway
  • Elizabeth Keller
    Vice President at Ontario MD
  • Dr. Kathryn Hannah
    National Executive Lead, C-HOBIC
  • Shelly Cory
    Executive Director at Canadian Virtual Hospice
  • Dr. Elizabeth Borycki
    Tenured Professor at University of Victoria

 


About the Women Leaders in Digital Health Award

The Women Leaders in Digital Health Award celebrates the top ten female visionaries who are harnessing the power of IT to transform health and healthcare in Canada today. The award is inclusive of all women of influence in health information technology, no matter what their specialty.

Eligibility

This award is open to all women in the Digital Health community in Canada.

Criteria

Nominations must specifically address all the following criteria.

  • The nominee’s efforts have made a significant contribution to move the Canadian HI/telehealth agenda forward.
  • The nominee’s leadership and influence is recognized within his/her jurisdiction or more broadly, often at the national level.
  • This contribution is the result of the nominee’s dedication and promotion of activities, involvement with organizational change or transformation through the use of technology also requires sound operational strength including the qualities of enterprise confidence and credibility, effective organizational communication and broad influence.
  • The nominee’s leadership and influence has made a significant contribution to or strongly impact health outcomes or health system improvements
Supporting Material

Please include the following with your completed nomination form.

  • A letter outlining the reasons the nominee is recommended for consideration (200 words max.)
  • At least two other letters of support for the nominee
Submission Instructions

Submissions should be sent via email to awards@coachorg.com. A notification will be sent confirming receipt of your email. Nominations must be complete. Incomplete Nominations will not be considered. Submission Deadline: September 29, 2017

Choosing the Winners

Award submission will be reviewed by an adjudication committee of industry peers. The successful submissions will be contacted mid-October. Award winners will be announced during Digital Health Week, November 13 – 19, 2017. For more information, please contact awards@coachorg.com.

Nomination Form

Download a nomination form (see sidebar) or fill out the form below. The top ten award winners will be announced during Digital Health Week, November 13-19, 2017. Contact awards@coachorg.com for more information.

Nominator Information

Nominee Information

About the nominee

OVERCOMING CHALLENGE [200 word max]
Successful women HIT Influencers are often agents of organizational change.
Describe the organization the nominee serves and a challenge or opportunity the nominee faced.

RECOGNITION [200 word max]
Successful women HIT Influencers are recognized their jurisdictions or even at the national level.
Please describe some aspect of this recognition in pubic speaking, presentation or publication.

CREDIBILITY + INFLUENCE [200 word max]
Achieving organizational change or transformation through the use of technology requires
sound operational strength and qualities such as enterprise confidence and credibility,
effective organizational communication, and broad influence.
Please describe how the nominee demonstrates these qualities.

Please note any other information that supports this nomination.[200 word max]

Supporting Documents

Letter of Recommendation

Letter of Support (1 of 2)

Letter of Support (2 of 2)

 

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