Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President, Acute Care
Ann Lynch is the Chief Nurse Executive and Vice President, Acute Care which includes inpatient units, intensive care, perioperative services, Emergency, ambulatory care, pharmacy services, nursing research, and nursing practice and education.
Ann was most recently Associate Director General, Clinical Operations and Nursing Affairs at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) which includes the Montreal Children’s Hospital. In this capacity, she was responsible for clinical operations at the multisite 1,000 bed heath care facility. She brings over 30 years of experience in spearheading multiple organization wide quality and research initiatives as well as leading the integration of many health care teams associated with the formation of the MUHC twenty years ago. Ann was the senior clinical leader involved in the planning of the new 500 bed facility at the Glen Campus (MUHC) which opened in 2015. Her team was responsible for organizing the move of over 200 patients into this new facility.
Ann completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science(Applied) at the McGill University Ingram School of Nursing where she held the position of assistant professor. She has published numerous articles and has sat on several hospital and foundation Boards. She was honored in 2016 at the MUHC with the Katherine Rolph Award of Merit for outstanding leadership to the department of surgery and the Award of Merit from the Cedars Cancer Foundation for outstanding contributions to Cancer care. In 2008, she was the recipient of the Hector L Bertrand award from the Association des Cadres Superieurs for career accomplishment.