Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award

The Health PEI Board is very proud to acknowledge and celebrate staff who are making positive, sustainable changes across the Prince Edward Island health system through the Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award.

What is the Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award?

The Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award recognizes individuals and health care teams that have led initiatives to improve quality and safety of care to Island residents. View the poster  [PDF | 343 KB].

One Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award will be given to either an individual or team who demonstrated significant leadership in the area of quality and safety, and who is making positive, sustainable changes across the healthcare system.  

Additionally, up to two awards of merit may be given to worthy individuals and/or teams.

Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety AwardWho can be nominated?

All employees and physicians of Health PEI.  This may include: an individual, facility/service/program, unit, committee, work group, quality improvement team or other group within Health PEI. Teams may self-nominate.  

 

Individuals on the selection committee are not eligible to be nominated. 

Nominations can only be submitted by Health PEI employees and physicians.

What initiatives are eligible? 

Submissions related to a variety of quality improvement initiatives undertaken within the past two years are welcome.

What is the nomination process?

To submit a nomination, complete a submission form  [PDF | 88 KB] and e-mail to telarkin@gov.pe.ca or mail it to: 

Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Awards
Attention: Thelma Larkin
16 Garfield Street
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Award nomination submissions will be reviewed by the Heath PEI Board Quality and Safety Committee. Each nomination is evaluated by ranking and consensus methods. The committee considers both the process by which an initiative is undertaken, and its outcomes.

The submission deadline is July 31, 2017.

What are the award criteria?

Submissions are evaluated based on the 'Leads in a Caring Environment' framework adopted by Health PEI which serves as the basis of its leadership development model. The criteria include: 

  • Lead Self
  • Engage Others
  • Achieve Results
  • Develop Coalitions
  • Systems Transformation

How will the award recipients be recognized?

Leadership Excellence in Quality and Safety Award recipient will receive:

  • financial award of up to $4,000 to support professional development in areas related to quality and safety;
  • award plaque; and
  • letter of recognition from the Board Chair.

Award of Merit recipient(s) will receive:

  • bursary valued up to $2,500; and
  • letter of recognition from the Board Chair.

Who were the past award recipients?

Learn more about past award recipients who were honoured by the Health PEI Board for their excellence in improving quality of care to Island residents. 

Questions?

If you have questions, contact telarkin@gov.pe.ca or healthpei@gov.pe.ca

 

Published date: 
May 15, 2017
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