Committee Structure


Gary Newton, President and CEO, Sinai Health

TAHSN Committee

The work and mandate of TAHSN is directed and governed by a committee comprising the Chief Executive Officers from each member hospital and the University of Toronto Health Science VPs and Faculty Deans. TAHSN also maintains close relationships and partnerships with Ontario Health, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), and the Toronto-Central Local Health Integration Network (TC-LHIN), all of whom participate as guests on the committee.

TAHSN Sub-Committees

The vision and direction established by the TAHSN consortium is supported by a number of standing Sub-Committees.

Committee LEADS and CO-Chairs
TAHSN Practice Committee (TAHSNp)

CEO Lead:

Heather McPherson, President and CEO, Women's College Hospital

Committee Co-Chairs:

Irene Andress, VP Programs & Services and CNE, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Linda Johnston, Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

TAHSN Education Committee (TAHSNe)

CEO Lead:

Andy Smith, President and CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Commitee Co-Chairs:

Jacqueline James, VP Education, Sinai Health

Patricia Houston, Vice Dean Medical Education, University of Toronto

TAHSN Medical Affairs Committee (TAHSNm)

CEO Lead:

Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network

Committee Co-Chairs:

Lennox Huang, CMO and VP Medical and Academic Affairs, The Hospital for Sick Children

Gillian Hawker, Chair Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

TAHSN Research Committee (TAHSNr)

CEO Lead:

Gary Newton, President and CEO, Sinai Health

Committee Co-Chairs:

Brad Wouters, Executive Vice President Science & Research, University Health Network

Reinhart Reithmeier, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto