North York General Hospital (NYGH) is currently seeking experienced Board Governors and/or Community Members for the Board year commencing June 2024 and future Board succession planning. Board Governors will be joining at a pivotal time for NYGH, as the organization embarks on the creation of a new strategy and vision, growth and expansion through two groundbreaking capital redevelopment projects, under the leadership of a new President and Chief Executive Officer.
NYGH is one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, affiliated with the University of Toronto, offering their culturally diverse community a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services across seven sites, and are an active member of North York Toronto Health Partners. NYGH has a budget of $485M and over 5000 dedicated staff, physicians, and volunteers.
Through partnerships, collaboration, and academic endeavours, NYGH seeks to set new standards for quality, safety, and people-centred care. NYGH achieved Accreditation Canada’s’ highest level of achievement, Exemplary Standing, was named Canada’s Number One Community Academic Hospital for 2023 by Newsweek Magazine and named one of Canada’s Best Employers 2022 by Forbes Magazine. These accolades are but a few of the accomplishments of this progressive healthcare institution, with continued aspirations of significant growth, bold innovation, and distinction.
With one of the fastest growing and most diverse populations in the Greater Toronto Area, NYGH is facing an unprecedented increase in patient volumes and service demand. As such, NYGH has embarked on the most ambitious expansion in its history, centred on a modern New Patient Care Tower addition and a new long-term care home development. Together they will be at the heart of a connected Campus of Care supporting the community at all life stages. The new Long Term Care Development will be amongst the largest in the province, featuring a progressive vision and design.