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Jaason Geerts, PhD

Director, Research and Leadership Development

Canadian College of Health Leaders

Jaason Geerts is the director of research and leadership development at the Canadian College of Health Leaders and LEADS Canada. He completed his doctorate at the University of Cambridge on leadership for senior doctors, military officers and other professionals. Dr. Geerts is an honorary visiting fellow at The Business School, University of London, in the United Kingdom, and an active researcher. His recent work on leadership and leadership development has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and he is currently writing a book with Dr. Amanda Goodall on expert leadership.

In addition to his work at the college, Dr. Geerts has applied his research at the Yale School of Medicine, the University of Zurich Business School, the National Health Service in the U.K. and the U.K. Defence Academy. His current research on leadership during the pandemic has been featured in the Globe and Mail, Hospital News, local radio and CBC national news, as well as globally through the International Hospital Federation and BMJ Leader. Dr. Geerts is currently a program director in executive education at the Telfer School of Management, Ottawa, and the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, and is a faculty member for the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement. He is a qualified teacher and was nominated for the Toronto Star’s “Teacher of the Year” recognition.


How the Canadian College of Health Leaders Has Built Capacity, Community and Collaboration Throughout the Pandemic

Presented by Alain Doucet, Brenda Lammi, Jaason Geerts, PhD at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

This presentation will provide findings of ongoing research on health leadership through the pandemic’s stages, its impact on the services being provided by the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) to its membership, and priorities for upcoming health leadership challenges and opportunities. CCHL began researching the experience of health leaders during the pandemic almost as…