This information introduces our Chair/Chiefs and Chiefs who lead clinical departments at London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and/or St. Joseph's Health Care London (St. Joseph’s).
Below you will find links for each department to access contact information and the department's website (where available). View a complete listing of all physician leaders in each department (including Department Chief, Site Chief, Division Chief/Section Head/Division Chair and Residency Program Directors). In addition, Medical Affairs has developed a LHSC/St. Joseph's/Schulich Departmental Organization Chart to show the Department leads from the Hospital and Western perspective.
Role of the Department Chair/Chief
Most clinical departments are led by a Chair/Chief who holds a joint appointment to the London hospitals and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. In some departments, there is a leadership model with two or more individuals fulfilling the responsibilities of the Chair and Chief of the department. The Chair/Chief has the following broad responsibilities:
- To influence, promote and support the University's and Hospitals' strategic plans
- To develop a departmental strategy to carry out the tripartite missions of patient care, teaching and research
- To oversee, promote and improve the quality of patient care, teaching, education and research performed by members of the University and Hospital(s) department
- To develop and foster cooperative relationships among the department members and with other University and Hospital(s) departments and staff
- To ensure that all department members understand and comply with the relevant legislation, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, policies and procedures and ethical guidelines of the University and Hospitals in which they function
Click here for a complete Chair/Chief Position description (under revision).
- Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
- Clinical Neurological Sciences
- Emergency Medicine
- Family Medicine
- Medical Imaging
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology
- Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
- Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation