Boyden is pleased to share the appointment news of Rob Lee, a recruitment co-led by Pamela Colquhoun and Jim Stonehouse
Toronto, ON - May 18, 2022
Announcement by Andy Smith, President & CEO, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre:
Sunnybrook is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Lee as Sunnybrook's new Vice President, Digital Health & Chief Information Officer, as of May 23rd, 2022.
Rob has been our interim CIO since January, while we conducted a national search for the best candidate to lead Sunnybrook through our next stage of digital transformation. The selection committee was impressed with the high degree of talent who competed for this role and in the end, Rob stood out as the clear choice. His enthusiasm, experience, and his inclusive approach to work, fit well with Sunnybrook's culture and we are looking forward to having him on board on a permanent basis.
Rob is an accomplished CIO whose career has spanned over 22 years in the field of Information Technology in healthcare. Rob has a strong track record of success and consistently inspires others to explore new frontiers in their roles. Most recently Rob was the Vice President, Information Technology and Management, Chief Information Officer and Chief Privacy Office at Grey Bruce Health Service and the Georgian Bay Information Network. In this role, Rob oversaw a multi-disciplinary team of leaders through transformational change including advancing both the hospital and the regional priorities. Prior to this role, Rob held IT leadership roles at Michael Garron Hospital and the Toronto Central LHIN.
Rob has extensive experience leading transformational initiatives from design to execution. He is a pragmatic leader with a strong understanding of Information Technology, Health Records, Clinical Informatics, and Business Intelligence. Rob earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Sciences from York University and has a postgraduate Advance Training Designation in Networking Technologies from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).
You may have also noticed we made a slight change to the title of the position by adding Digital Health. We did this to be purposeful about the position's organization-wide responsibility to help us drive toward our vision to invent the future of health care. This position is responsible for helping the entire organization realize our incredible potential to discover new and innovative ways of caring for patients.
Original Source: Sunnybrook Email Annoucement