Silvie Crawford joined the KGH site in May, 2015 as the Executive Vice President & Chief Nursing Executive.
Silvie spent the first 10 years of her career working as an RN in medical and surgical clinical settings at University Health Network, Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals. Over the past 20 years she has taken on increasingly complex leadership roles within academic health organizations. She has held leadership positions at both University Health Network and London Health Sciences Centre.
Silvie has an undergraduate degree in Nursing and a Master of Laws specializing in Health Law. Silvie holds an adjunct position at the University of Western Ontario and is also an active member of the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses and a committee member of their finance committee.
Silvie is an active contributor to the many regional and provincial initiatives that are helping to improve continuity of care and influence healthcare policy. She is passionate and committed to enabling a practice environment that supports a high performance culture that champions patient- and family-centred care.