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In this HC Link webinar, Dr. Samir Sinha, Ratna Omidvar and Cathy Hecimovich discuss the findings of this report, why diverse leadership is important, and what institutions can do to diversify their leadership teams.
This research, the eighth report in our DiverseCity Counts series, is conducted by Dr. Samir Sinha of Mount Sinai Hospital and the University Health Network Hospitals. It examines diversity on boards and in senior management of health care institutions in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Specifically, we look at local health integration networks (LHINs), hospitals, and community care access centres (CCACs).
While past reports have focused on visible minorities, this edition broadens the scope of diversity to include sex/gender identity, visible minorities, disability, and sexual orientation.
The research found:
The report includes practical recommendations for health care institutions that want to diversify their leadership.
Read the full report, A Snapshot of Diverse Leadership in the Health Care Sector (PDF), or download the summary of the research (PDF).
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