December 13, 2016 – Dianne Doyle President and CEO, Providence Health Care – The New St. Paul’s

dianne-doyleDianne Doyle was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of Providence Health Care, one of Canada’s largest faith-based health care organizations based in Vancouver, BC, in September 2006. At the time, she had spent more than 20 years in senior executive positions in health care and over 25 years directly at Providence Health Care. Before taking on this new role, Dianne was a Vice President of Clinical Programs at Providence Health Care.
Dianne began her career as a staff nurse at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC, but since then has worked exclusively in our Providence Health Care facilities. She was a Head Nurse and Medical Instructor at St. Paul’s Hospital and then moved to Mount Saint Joseph Hospital as Vice President Patient Care Services. She became the Chief Operating Officer and Vice  resident, Patient Care and Support Services for Mount Saint Joseph in 1995/96 and was then named Acting President and Chief Executive Officer, CHARA Health Care Society, which at the time included Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital, and Youville elder care residence.
Dianne is recognized as a champion of Catholic health care provincially and nationally. She is the immediate past Chair of the Catholic Health Association of Canada, Vice Chair of the Catholic Health Association of BC and Chair of the Denominational Health Association of BC. Dianne was also the inaugural Chair of the BC Health Care Leaders Association, subsequently serving as a board member for several years.
Dianne is currently a fellow of the Canadian College of Health Services Executives (CCHSE); member of the Royal Roads University Centre for Health Leadership and Research Advisory Board and the Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations Board; Chair of Board of Canadian Advanced Medical Services International (CAMSI); and past member of the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) EXTRA Advisory Council.
She is active in her community, supporting many non-profit groups with her time and expertise, including the board of the Mission to Seafarers. In 2005 she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in support of the Alzheimer Society of BC.
Dianne has a BSN from the University of Ottawa and an MSN from the University of British Columbia. Her health leadership credentials include a CHA in Health Services Management, a CHE Certification from CCHSE, and Fellowship in CCHSE.
In 2007 and 2008, the Toronto-based Women’s Executive Network named Dianne as one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the Public Sector.

During her presentation, Dianne will be joined by Paul Landry, Senior Vice President Redevelopment at Providence Health Care and Chief Project Officer
of the St. Paul’s Redevelopment Project and Dick Vollet, President & CEO, St. Paul’s Foundation.


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