Leadership and Patient Safety

May 7, 2010

We often hear about the need for leadership in health care practice.  Yet for many, the word leader is just another buzzword.  We often think leaders are born not made, and leadership is for others with important titles, nice offices and assistants at the door. Our experiences with the Dorothy Wylie Nursing and Health Leaders […]

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Registration is Full

March 8, 2010

There is currently a wait list for 2010 programs. Please watch this space for information about the next program.

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Managing in Complex Times: Centralization and Decentralization

March 8, 2010

Julia writes…..As a fan of complex adaptive system theory, I was intrigued by the discussion of centralization versus decentralization in a recent book “The Wisdom of Crowds”, by Jim Surowiecki. Jim points out that in the past 15 years, increasing attention has been given to self-organizing and decentralized systems – systems without central control that […]

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Leadership in the Movies: Bev writes about Invictus and 5 Leadership Practices

February 21, 2010

Morgan Freeman and Clint Eastwood have created another very special movie now playing across North America.  Invictus is the story of Nelson Mandela’s early days as President of South Africa, and particularly how he viewed the country’s Rugby team, the Springboks, and an upcoming World Cup event to be held in South Africa, as an […]

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Newsletter Fall 2009

September 28, 2009

Greetings Colleagues Thanks to your continued support we are delighted to report that we will be offering another combined program in May 2010. Please register early and notify your colleagues of this opportunity. The 17th Dorothy Wylie Nursing / Health Leaders Institute will be held May 25-28 with follow-up November 8-10. For more information please […]

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Newsletter Archive

September 27, 2009

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We were commissioned by The Hospital for Sick Children to design and facilitate an inter-professional Leadership Institute

August 1, 2008

We were commissioned by The Hospital for Sick Children to design and facilitate an inter-professional Leadership Institute in August 2008 and April 2009 specifically for 96 selected clinicians who focused their leadership on family-centered care and inter-professional practice. An evaluation process is currently underway. Watch for News here.

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The Dorothy Wylie Nursing / Health Leaders Institute (HLI) signs a strategic alliance with The Canadian College of Health Service Executives

January 1, 2008

The Dorothy Wylie Nursing/ Health Leaders Institute (HLI) signs a strategic alliance with The Canadian College of Health Service Executives (CCHSE) according formal recognition to the HLI program. l to r: Linda O’Rourke, Executive Director, Professional Programs, CCHSE, Dr. John H. Hylton, President and CEO, CCHSE, Judith Skelton-Green, Principal, Health Leaders Institute The Canadian College […]

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An Integrated Approach to Change Leadership

December 31, 2007

Nursing Leadership, Vol. 20 No. 3 2007 Judith Skelton-Green, Beverley Simpson and Julia Scott Abstract Leading change has become one of the essential core competencies of health professionals today. Since 2001, the authors have been the key designers and facilitators of the Dorothy Wylie Nursing Leadership Institute (DMW-NLI). The background, key characteristics and benefits of […]

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Crisis Looms in Nursing

May 8, 2004

Crisis Looms in Nursing, John Goddard (Staff Reporter), Toronto Star, May 8, 2004 “Leadership can spring from the most unexpected source. That’s the opinion of the creator of a unique school…” Continue reading (pdf)

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