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Dr. Chris Eagle

Dr. Chris Eagle

Chris is a distinguished health care leader in Alberta whose lifelong dedication to bettering public health care services and improving patient outcomes is perfectly aligned with ABJHI’s work in bone and joint health care. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Calgary Health Trust and the former President and CEO of Alberta Health Services. Prior to the formation of AHS, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Calgary Health Region.

Chris trained as a cardiac anaesthesiologist and has a long academic career with interests focused on health care quality, safety and leadership. He was professor and head of the department of Anaesthesia at the University of Calgary and Chief Examiner and Chair of the Specialty Committee in Anaesthesia at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He continues to hold academic positions as professor emeritus at the University of Calgary, adjunct professor at the University of Alberta and at Royal Roads University, Victoria, and executive in residence to the Royal Roads Health Leadership Program.