Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, London Health Sciences Centre
With over 20 years’ experience in local to international health sector leadership, Dr. Jackie Schleifer Taylor has been recognized for her demonstrated successes in systems development and strategy implementation. Jackie promotes and advances leadership/administrative best practices in operations management to support innovation in health sector business and practice management. Equally important to her is the call to volunteerism. She has served on a number of committees, boards, and think tanks. Her scope of service includes appointments on Boards of health care service provider agencies, advisory committees of government (regionally, provincially, nationally and internationally), regional agencies, international think tanks, regulatory bodies (provincially, nationally), and appointments at academic institutions. Currently, provincially Dr. Schleifer Taylor holds several appointments, including serving as Chair of the Provincial Council of Maternal and Child Health. Nationally, she serves on the Board of Children’s Healthcare Canada. Her academic credentials include Baccalaureate degrees in Science, and Health Sciences from McMaster University, where she graduated from Physical Therapy. Jackie also holds two graduate degrees, a Master of Science and a PhD, from the University of Toronto.