About Us

The Ottawa Hospital 2013-2014 Annual Report

Vision and Mission

Our Vision

To provide each patient with the world-class care, exceptional service and compassion that we would want for our loved ones.

Our Values

  • Compassion
  • Commitment to Quality
  • Working Together
  • Respect for the Individual

Our Mission

  • The Ottawa Hospital is a compassionate provider of patient-centred care with an emphasis on tertiary-level specialty care. We serve primarily the residents of Eastern Ontario.
  • The Ottawa Hospital educates future health-care professionals in partnership with the University of Ottawa and other affiliated universities, community colleges and training organizations.
  • The Ottawa Hospital develops, shares and applies new research and innovation in the delivery of patient care in partnership with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI).

The Ottawa Hospital also plays an active role in promoting and improving health within our community. The hospital collaborates with a range of partners to address the needs of the community and build a strong, integrated system for regional health-care delivery.

The Ottawa Hospital functions in English and French while striving to meet the needs of the culturally diverse community we serve.

Senior Leadership Team

Board of Governors

These dedicated individuals make up The Ottawa Hospital’s Board of Governors.

Carole Workman


James G. McCracken


Shafique Shamji

Treasurer – named Treasurer in June 2013

Dr. Jacques Bradwejn


Derek Burney

Katherine Cotton

Mary Dawson

Emily Gruenwoldt

Dr. Haissam Haddad


Dr. Jack Kitts


Patricia Kosseim

Nominated in June 2013

Michel Lavigne

Dr. John Mahoney


Martin Parizeau

Dr. Hélène Perrault


Dr. Ginette Rodger


Marc Seaman

Bashir Surani

Lillian Thomsen

Dr. Jeff Turnbull


Vincent Westwick

Appointments to The Ottawa Hospital's Board of Governors are made in accordance with Article 4 of the Administrative By-law.

Senior Management Team

Dr. Jack Kitts

President and CEO

Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull

Chief of Staff

Renée Légaré

Executive Vice-President, Human Resources

Cameron Love

Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer

Allison Neill

Executive Vice-President, Communications and Outreach

Dr. Ginette Rodger

Executive Vice-President, Nursing and Professional Practice

Richard Wilson

Executive Vice-President, Finance and Business Development

Dr. James Worthington

Executive Vice-President, Medical Affairs, Quality and Performance

Paula Doering

Senior Vice-President, Clinical Programs and Diagnostics

Michael Tierney

Vice-President, Critical Care, Emergency and Clinical Programs

Tim Kluke

President and CEO, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Dr. Bob Roberts

President and CEO, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Dr. Duncan Stewart

CEO, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and Vice-President, Research (TOH)

Dr. José Aquino

Acting Medical Director, Medical Imaging

Dr. Adam Cwinn

Medical Director, Emergency and Critical Care

Dr. Wylam Faught

Head, The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Program

Dr. Katharine Gillis

Acting Medical Director, Mental Health

Dr. Donald Miller

Acting Medical Director, Anesthesiology

Dr. Sudhir Sundaresan

Medical Director, Surgery

Dr. John P. Veinot

Medical Director, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Mark Walker

Medical Director, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care

Dr. Philip Wells

Medical Director, Medicine

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