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Longwoods’ final Breakfast with the Chiefs for the 2009/2010 season brought together Brian Golden and Shirlee Sharkey to discuss Creating Value in Canadian Healthcare: More, Better Care for the Dollars We Spend. The event took place at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and was very well attended. (Click on the pictures to see a larger image. Click here for the video)

Participants begin to arrive

Participants begin to arrive and networking gets underway.

Coffee and the buffet breakfast are a hit at 7:30 a.m.

Before the speakers begin attendees chat with old colleagues and meet new ones

Brian and Shirlee relax before the presentation.

Dr. Brian Golden begins the presentation at 8:00 a.m. sharp. His credentials include: Sandra Rotman Chaired Professor of Health Sector Strategy at The University of Toronto and The University Health Network, Professor of Strategic Management; Executive Director, Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy at The Rotman School of Management; Chair of ICES. Click here to see the presentation slides in PDF format.

Dr. Golden turns the floor over to Shirlee Sharkey, President and CEO of Saint Elizabeth Health Care.

Shirlee engages the crowd.

Question period generated animated replies from both speakers.

Camille Orridge, Executive Director of Toronto Central CCAC joined in the Q & A's (Click here for the video of the entire event including the Q & A's)

Michael Dector participated as well.

Attendees enjoy the discussion

Attendees listen thoughtfully ...

... as the two Chiefs contribute their expertise to the healthcare arena

Shirlee encourages the crowd.

Breakfast with the Chiefs ends promptly at 9:00 a.m. but the speakers stay a while to field more questions.

And, the networking continues as the attendees head off to begin their day at the office.

This entry was posted on Friday, June 11th, 2010 at 12:20 pm and is filed under Longwoods Online.