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Quality Improvement

Clinical Reference Group

The Clinical Reference Group makes recommendations to Health Links about innovative practices to help improve the quality of care.

Clinical Reference Group Members:

Donna Crips, Co-Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Norfolk Local Health Integration Network

Lee Fairclough, Co-Chair
Vice President Quality Improvement, Health Quality Ontario

G. Ross Baker
Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Co-lead, IDEAS

Stacey Bar-Ziv, Ex Officio
Team Lead, Quality Improvement and Spread and Chair, Health Quality Transformation Scientific Symposium

Sacha Bhatia
Physician and researcher, Women’s College Hospital

Onil Bhattacharyya
Physician and researcher, Women’s College Hospital

Katherine Campbell
Director, Integration and Service Quality, Occupational Health and Safety, Dryden Regional Health Centre and IDEAS Faculty

Katie Dainty
Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital and Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Jennifer Everson
Physician Lead – Clinical Planning and Integration, Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Norfolk Local Health Integration Network

Alan Forster
Physician, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Kim Kinder, Ex Officio
Team Lead, Quality Improvement and Spread, Health Quality Ontario

Dave LaPierre
Physician, Chatham Kent Health Link

Ali Qureshi, Ex Officio
Project Coordinator, Quality Improvement and Spread, Health Quality Ontario

Pauline Pariser
Co-Lead Tattle Creek Family Health Team and Lead, Mid West Toronto Health Link

Tia Phan
Lead Physician, South East Toronto Family Health Team

Lisa Priest
Project Director, North East Toronto Health Link

Bruce Raymond
Founding member of North East Toronto Health Link Patient Advisory Committee and Caregiver

Michael Robertson, Ex Officio
Director, Capacity Planning and Priorities Branch, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

David Schieck
Physician, Guelph Health Link

Sandie Seaman, Ex Officio
Manager, Quality Improvement and Spread, Health Quality Ontario

Susan Taylor, Ex Officio
Director, Quality Improvement Delivery, Health Quality Ontario

Walter Wodchis
Researcher, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and Health Links: The Health System Performance Research Network

Mary Woodman
Nurse Practitioner, Quinte Health Link

Jane Woodruffe, Ex Officio
Policy Advisor, Capacity Planning and Priorities Branch, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care


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