President and Chief Executive Officer
Alex Munter is
President and Chief Executive Officer, bringing to the role more than
20 years of leadership in health and social services and an incredible
commitment to helping families in our community.
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Vice President, Child Development and Community Services
Anne Huot is Vice President of Child Development and Community Services at CHEO. Her portfolio includes development and rehabilitation services, mental health, palliative care, genetics, autism, patient experience, complex care and the community discharge team.
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Dr. Lindy Samson
Chief of Staff
Dr. Lindy Samson is the Chief of Staff and Chief Medical Officer, as well as being a staff physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases. In addition, she holds an academic appointment as Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine and is a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute.
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Dr. Martin H. Osmond
Dr. Martin H. Osmond is the Vice President of Research and the CEO and Scientific Director of the CHEO Research Institute (CHEO RI). His clinical work is as a pediatric emergency physician at CHEO. He is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa.
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Vice-President, People, Strategy & Performance
Bruce Squires is the Vice President of People, Strategy and Performance. Bruce joined CHEO in 2013, bringing nearly 25 years of senior leadership experience in Canadian healthcare.
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Chief Nursing 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.
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Vice-President, Provincial Programs and Chief Information Officer
Mari Teitelbaum is the Vice President of Provincial Programs and Chief Information Officer. Her unique background and her passion for applying technology to improve health care systems make her an asset to our team. Mari started her career as an electrical engineer, where she recognized the value of technology to enable efficiency and effectiveness.
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Dr. Ciarán M. Duffy
Chief of Pediatrics
Dr. Duffy has been Chief of Pediatrics and Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa since April 2011. He was previously Professor and Associate Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at McGill University and Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Associate Pediatrician-in-Chief at The Montreal Children’s Hospital.
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Dr. Kathleen Pajer
Chief, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Pajer joined CHEO in 2014 as the Chief, Department of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. She currently sits on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. Dr. Pajer has a keen interest in system change, continuous quality improvement, and patient-focused care and research.
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Dr. David Rosen
Chief, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Dr. Rosen joined CHEO in 2005 and was appointed to Chief of CHEO’s Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine in July of 2017. Dr. Rosen attended the University of Toronto Medical School and completed a residency in Anesthesia at the University of British Columbia.
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Dr. Juan Bass
Chief, Department of Surgery
Dr. Juan Bass is Chief of the Department of Surgery and at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bass has been a member of the CHEO medical staff since 1987.
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Dr. Ken Farion
Medical Director, Quality and Systems Improvement
Dr. Ken Farion is the Medical Director of Quality and Systems Improvement and an investigator with the CHEO Research Institute. Dr. Farion completed his emergency medicine training at the University of Toronto in 1998, and his pediatric emergency medicine subspecialty training at CHEO, where he has been on staff ever since.
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