Committee Structure


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

TAHSN Committee

The work and mandate of TAHSN is directed and governed by a committee comprised of the Chief Executive Officers from each member hospital, and the following representatives from the University of Toronto: Vice-Provost Relations with Health Care Institutions and Dean Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dean Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, and Chair Council of Health Sciences. TAHSN also maintains close relationships with Ontario Health, the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA), and the Council of Ontario Universities. 

TAHSN Standing Committees

The vision and direction established by the TAHSN consortium is supported by the following standing committees.

Committee Leads and Co-Chairs
TAHSN Practice Committee (TAHSNp)

CEO Lead:

Barb Collins, President and CEO, Humber River Health

Committee Co-Chairs:

Jane Merkley, EVP, Chief Nursing Executive & Chief Operating Officer, Sinai Health

Robyn Stremler, Dean, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

TAHSN Education Committee (TAHSNe)

CEO Lead:

Julia Hanigsberg, President and CEO, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Committee Co-Chairs:

Ari Zaretsky, VP Education, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Patricia Houston, Vice Dean Medical Education and Interim Dean, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

TAHSN Medical Affairs Committee (TAHSNm)

CEO Lead:

Kevin Smith, President and CEO, University Health Network

Committee Co-Chairs:

Golda Milo-Manson, VP Medicine and Academic Affairs, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital

Lynn Wilson, Vice Dean Clinical and Faculty Affairs, Temerty Faculty 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

Leah Cowen, Vice President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives, University of Toronto