Heather’s CEO Blog

CEO Blog

Heather McPherson, President and CEO of Women’s College Hospital shares some of her thoughts and ideas about our hospital, our health system, her views on leadership and innovation, and the things that inspire her to create a healthier, more equitable world.

Celebrating Pride

This June marks the 40th anniversary of Pride in Toronto, originally established as a response to overt queer oppression in the form of bathhouse raids predominantly targeting gay men. In some ways, 40 …

Recognizing National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month – a time to honour and celebrate the diverse and rich heritage of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. Every year on June 21, National Indigenous …

Celebrating Nursing Week

Today marks the official start of Nursing Week and we are proud to celebrate the many contributions and accomplishments of our incredible team of Women’s College Hospital nurses. This year’s …

National Volunteer Week 2021

National Volunteer Week is a time to show our gratitude for the countless acts of kindness that strengthen our community thanks to the generosity of volunteers. As I reflect on this year’s National …

Happy International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) has always held special meaning here at Women’s College Hospital. The foundation of the hospital rests upon the shoulders of courageous individuals who refused …

Black History Month

February marks Black History Month, our country’s way of honouring and recognizing the work and sacrifices made by Black people in shaping Canada’s heritage, identity and development. However, …

A Year-End Message

The year 2020 will have a unique place in history. A 12-month rollercoaster that had us pivoting both as individuals and healthcare professionals, together we encountered not only unprecedented challenges, …

A New Decade in Healthcare

Happy New Year! As we kick off this new decade, I am energized to see Women’s College Hospital deliver on our strategy in ways that disrupt, innovate and transform healthcare . Digital transformation …

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