Bruce Squires, MBA, (Chair), President of McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) and Vice President of Women’s & Children’s Health at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS)
Bruce Squires is an accomplished leader in Ontario’s healthcare sector and an advocate for patient safety and quality improvement. He serves as President of McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) and Vice President of Women’s & Children’s Health at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS). At HHS, he oversees one of the fastest growing and largest children’s hospitals, which is also home to a busy tertiary care women’s health and obstetrics service. Prior to joining HHS he was VP, People, Strategy & Performance at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario where he led several successful patient safety initiatives, including implementation of the hospital’s continuous quality improvement management system. Formerly, Bruce was VP, Corporate Affairs at the Canadian Medical Association and CEO at the Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association.
Bruce is past Chair of the Board of Directors of Children’s Healthcare Canada and he currently sits as a board member with the Ontario College of Family Physicians. Bruce also serves as Co-Chair of the Ontario Neonatal Intensive Care Advisory Committee and a member of the Ontario Quality Standards Committee, and participates on a number of other provincial and regional committees and councils. Bruce holds an MBA from Dalhousie University and is a doctoral candidate at Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business.