Hotel Dieu Hospital announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

(June 26, 2014) Following its Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, Hotel Dieu Hospital is pleased to announce the re-appointment of Sherri McCullough as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2014-2015. Michael Hickey has been re-appointed Vice-Chair.

Hotel Dieu Hospital continues to do more in the field of ambulatory care and to do it better, says McCullough, citing as recent examples the launch of a new dermatology clinic, the opening of a specialized treatment centre for macular degeneration—the first of its kind in Canada—and the streamlining of urgent care services to reduce wait times for patients and families.

“Hotel Dieu is consistently identified as a top-performing organization in patient satisfaction surveys,” she says, “which reflects our commitment to providing the best outpatient care possible to patients and families in this region. They are at the centre of everything we do, and we move forward into another exciting year of transforming ambulatory care guided by their experiences and expectations.”

The Members of the hospital Corporation have re-appointed Lola Hulton as the Board’s Secretary/Treasurer. As appointed by the Members of the Corporation the Board of Directors also include: Robert Boucher, Alan Cosford, Marnie Dahl, Emily Leslie, Peter Milliken, Laurie Newport and Peter O’Brien. Sister Rosemarie Kugel is an honorary Board Member.

The following individuals will serve as voting ex-officio Directors: Caroline Manley (representative of the Archbishop of Kingston) and Dr. Richard Reznick (representative of the Principal of Queen’s University). Non-voting ex-officio Directors include Dr. Jay Engel (Vice President, Medical Staff); Dr. John Leverette (Interim Chair, Medical Advisory Committee); Michael McDonald (Chief of Patient Care/Chief Nursing Executive); Dr. David Pichora (Chief Executive Officer); and Dr. K. Thain (President, Medical Staff).


Media contact: Anne Rutherford, Public Relations, 613-544-3400, ext. 3380,

Hotel Dieu Hospital is the ambulatory care teaching and research hospital for Kingston and Southeastern Ontario, affiliated with Queen’s University. We provide expert care to more than 500,000 people in the region through specialized programs including pediatrics, medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology, surgery, mental health, oncology and urgent care. We deliver quality, safe health care, while advancing innovative research and educating the health care professionals of the future. Leading the transformation of ambulatory care

L'Hôpital Hôtel-Dieu est l'établissement de soins ambulatoires universitaire pour Kingston et le Sud-Est de l'Ontario affilié à l’Université Queen's. Il fournit des soins spécialisés à plus de 500 000 personnes de la région. Parmi ses services spécialisés, mentionnons les services de pédiatrie, de médecine, d’ophtalmologie, de cardiologie, de chirurgies, de santé mentale, d’oncologie et de soins d'urgence. L'hôpital fournit des services de soins de santé sûrs et de qualité tout en menant des recherches novatrices et en formant les professionnels de la santé de demain. Chef de file pour la transformation des soins ambulatoires

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