South Simcoe Chapter - Leadership in the Workplace

Nov 13, 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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Dawne Barbieri will present Everyone’s a Leader: A Grassroots Model Learn more about leadership, changes in the workplace environment and how to enact grassroots leadership

We will also be giving out the Quarter Century Club Awards: Recognizing 25 years of RNAO membership

6:30 Healthy Snacks & networking
7:00 Welcome & Introductions ~Overview of South Simcoe Chapter
7:15 Grassroots Leadership: Dawne Barbieri
8:00 Award Presentations
8:15 Closing remarks/comments

We would love to see you there!
RNAO members, non-members and students are welcome

Dawne Barbieri’s Bio
Dawne Barbieri has over twenty five years of health care leadership experience in a variety of sectors including hospitals, community colleges, and the College of Nurses of Ontario. Dawne is currently the Director of Interprofessional Practice, Research, and Education and Co-Director of the Centre for Education at North York General Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. For the past three years, Dawne assisted several hospitals to strengthen their Nursing strategy and patient experience initiatives. Prior to this, Dawne held the position of Chief Nursing Executive, Vice President of Quality, Professional Practice & Strategic Communications and Site Executive of the Etobicoke General Hospital at William Osler Health System. While at Osler, Dawne received a cross-appointment to the William Osler Foundation as the Vice President of Communications. As the former Site Executive of Peel Memorial Hospital, Dawne was the last person on site on Sunday October 28, 2007 when 250 patients were transferred to the newly built Brampton Civic Hospital. She describes this as the most memorable moment of her career.

Dawne has been an accreditation surveyor with Accreditation Canada since 2006. She is a frequent keynote speaker and lecturer at conferences and workshops on topics that include service excellence, leadership, and developing personal legacies. In her spare time, Dawne teaches a fitness program that empowers and engages women of all ages.

Dawne holds a Master of Arts in Education degree from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Health Administration at Central Michigan University. She has been a proud Registered Nurse for more than 30 years.