Hamilton Health Sciences
Physician Engagement



Spring Summit Update
For a complete summary of the evening, please see the Spring Summit Summary Report

On April 10, 2017, the Physician-Hospital Partnership Group hosted the Spring Summit: a discussion on collaborative decision-making. The evening brought together physicians and hospital leaders at Hamilton Health Sciences to better understand how we can be more collaborative in decision-making at our organization.

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Physician Hospital Partnership - Implementation Group
The Physician Hospital Partnership - Implementation Group (PHP-IG) is a committee comprised of physicians and administrative members of Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) working to create a culture of mutual respect and trust between HHS and the Medical Staff members. The committee works to:

    • Implement mechanisms, tools, and resources to enhance physician engagement
    • Ensure that HHS and the Medical Staff have a partnership based relationship
    • Create mechanisms and systems to ensure that the expertise of our physicians informs organizational decision making, in a model of shared accountability
    • For HHS and the Medical Staff to action on identified priorities related to making HHS the workplace of choice and a great place to practice medicine


Dr. Steven Arora
Department of Pediatrics
Lillian Badzioch
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Public Relations and Communications
Dr. Gary Benson
Chief of Staff
West Lincoln Memorial Hospital
Roger Campbell
General Counsel
Office of General Counsel
Kara Campea-Langdon
Talent & OD Specialist
Talent & Organizational Development
Laurie Fox
Medical Affairs
Dr. Smita Halder
Department of Medicine
Donna LaForce
Child & Youth Care
Dr. Robert Lloyd
Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Barry Lumb
Department of Medicine
Rob MacIsaac
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Richard McLean
EVP Inter–Professional Practice & Chief Medical Executive
Medical Affairs
Dr. John Mernagh
Physician, MSA Executive Member
Department of Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Paul Miller
Physician, Chair Medical Advisory Committee
Department of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Susan O'Leary
Department of Anesthesia
Thomas Perry
Public Relations Specialist
Public Relations and Communications
Elaine Principi
Chief of Inter–Professional Practice, Juravinski
Inter–Professional Practice
Sandra Ramelli
Department of Human Resources & Organizational Development
Lisa Reid
Medical Affairs
Dr. Chris Ricci
Physician, Past President MSA
Department of Anesthesia
Dr. Catherine Ross
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Dr. Carolyn Sibley
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Nishma Singhal
Physician, Chair PHP–IG
Public Department of Medicine
Dr. Michael Stacey
Department of Surgery
Erika Unelli
Medical Affairs Specialist
Medical Affairs
Do you have questions about the PHP or want to get involved?

Contact Erika Unelli at email or at phone extension 44281
Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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