Scarborough and Rouge Hospital names new President/CEO
May 17, 2017
SCARBOROUGH, Ont. – Scarborough and Rouge Hospital’s (SRH) Board of Directors have announced that Elizabeth Buller (pictured) will be joining the organization as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Buller will be assuming the position in July 2017.
“This is an exciting time for Scarborough and Rouge Hospital. Elizabeth Buller brings with her years of experience in managing complicated healthcare files while building strong and innovative teams to meet the challenges facing modern health systems,” said Maureen Adamson, chair of the SRH Board of Directors.
“We join our patients, staff, physicians, and community in welcoming Elizabeth and we are looking forward to working with her to ensure the highest quality care to our community.”
Ms Buller is currently the president and CEO of St. Joseph’s Health Centre, a position she has held since September 2012.
“It’s a privilege to have this opportunity to serve one of Canada’s most diverse communities as President and CEO of SRH,” said Ms. Buller. “I am honoured to be joining an exceptional team with such a rich history, and to be part of our continued journey to enhance services and improve access to care in Scarborough.”
Ms. Buller was selected through a competitive recruitment process, which involved extensive consultation, including input from community members, medical leadership, and patients.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Andrée Robichaud for her leadership and strategic guidance during the amalgamation and initial stages of integration. Andrée’s dedication to our hospital and our community will be missed and we wish her the best as she enters her retirement from a lifetime of public service,” said Ms Adamson.
About Scarborough and Rouge Hospital
At Scarborough and Rouge Hospital (SRH), a quality patient experience comes first. Affiliated with the University of Toronto, SRH consists of three hospital sites (Birchmount, General, and Centenary) and five satellite sites in Scarborough. SRH delivers a broad spectrum of health services to one of the most diverse communities in Canada, including a full-service Emergency Department at each site, advanced maternal and neonatal care in state-of-the-art birthing centres, and specialized paediatric services. SRH is home to a number of regional programs serving the central east Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and beyond, including nephrology, cardiac care, vascular surgery, and vision care, and is recognized as a centre of excellence in orthopaedic surgery, cancer care, and mental health.