“The McGill Faculty of Medicine extends a very warm welcome to McGill alumnus Dr. Pierre Gfeller, newly appointed President and Executive Director of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),” says Dr. David Eidelman, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University, regarding yesterday’s announcement. “We look forward to continue working closely with the MUHC, a key and highly valued McGill teaching and research partner and world-class institution, in support of our shared mission to serve our communities and society.”

A graduate of the McGill Medicine Class of 1980, Dr. Gfeller has 37 years of experience in the health and social services network, working as a family physician from 1981 to 2006 and becoming a hospital administrator in 1997. He has been the President and Executive Director of the CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal for the past three years where he oversaw the successful integration of hospitals, specialized clinics, CHSLDs and CLSCs while achieving and maintaining a balanced budget. He had previously been Executive Director of the Sacré-Coeur Hospital for three years where he strengthened relations and partnerships while promoting a culture of continuous improvement in care and administration.

Full details on the MUHC website.


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April 19, 2018