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Jeff Mainland

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Jeff Mainland is Executive Vice-President, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). Prior to this role, he served as Vice-President, Strategy, Performance and Communications, joining SickKids in 2004.

In his current role, Jeff is responsible for a broad and diverse range of departments and programs including: enterprise performance management, strategy management, quality management, risk management, legal services, health system integration, process improvement, innovation, project management, decision support, communications, public affairs, government relations, Foundation relations and SickKids International.

Before joining SickKids, Jeff served as Chief of Staff to a provincial cabinet minister and deputy premier and held key leadership positions in the Ontario public service with two ministries. Prior to that, he worked in nuclear medicine in the hospital sector, and in forensic pathology with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Human Kinetics from the University of Guelph, a Diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology from the Michener Institute for Applied Health Science and a Master of Business Administration from Queen’s University. He has completed executive training in strategy management under the leadership of Dr. Bob Kaplan and Dr. Dave Norton of Harvard Business School and is certified in merger and acquisition integration. He is a member of the Rotman School of Management Healthcare & Life Sciences Advisory Board and acts as a preceptor for a number of Canadian graduate programs in business and health administration.