Leslee Thompson, President and CEO, Kingston General Hospital

EVENT DATE: June 19, 2009
TOPIC: The Way Forward for Kingston General Hospital

Ms Thompson was appointed President and CEO of KGH this February.  She brings extensive health-care industry experience in both the public and private sectors to this important leadership role.  She will tell us about her first 100 days in office and how KGH will move towards the future.

She was previously Vice President, Health System  Strategies with Medtronic of Canada, a global medical devices company.  She has served as Vice President, Cancer System Integration and Performance with Cancer Care Ontario.  She has also held senior executive roles in several teaching hospitals, including Sunnybrook & Women’s Health Science Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, and the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton.

Ms Thompson started her career as a critical care nurse. She is a graduate of the School of Nursing at Queen’s University and holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing from University of Toronto and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.