President and CEO of FraserHealth, Dr. Victoria Lee, will be joining us for our Academic Half Day on:
Thursday, May 16, 2019
ARHCC Baker 103 Conference Rm
UBC Faculty, Preceptors, Residents, and Students are invited!
Dr. Lee will be discussing her involvement with Canada Health Infoway and how the organization has been working to improve patient health through the use of digital health solutions. She’ll also share her perspective on BC’s healthcare system and what challenges her team are currently addressing. Victoria is responsible for overall strategic direction and operations of Fraser Health Authority including a wide range of integrated health services – acute care hospitals as well as community-based residential care, home health, mental health, and public.
Victoria joined Fraser Health in 2010 as a medical health officer. She held progressive leadership positions including her most recent role as the vice president for population health and chief medical health officer. Prior to joining Fraser Health, she worked in collaboration with national and international organizations including the United Nations Development Programme and the World Bank in the areas of comparative health systems, health policy, health financing and ecohealth. Victoria also worked as a travel physician in rural communities in Chile and Brazil. Her research activities include health equity, community-based primary health system, health performance and clinical prevention. She serves on the board of Canada Health Infoway and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. Victoria obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, her Royal College fellowship in Community Medicine from the University of Toronto and postgraduate degrees in Public Health, Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.