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Dr. Brendan Carr

Member — Health System

Dr. Brendan Carr is the President and Chief Executive Officer of William Osler Health System. Before joining the Health System, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Vancouver Island Health Authority from August 2013 to July 2017. Dr. Carr joined Island Health Authority in March 2012 as the Executive Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer. Previously, he served as Vice-President of Medicine with the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax and as an Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University.

Brendan holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) and a Certified Health Executive (CHE), and has completed a research fellowship with the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation. He is a skilled emergency department physician and continues to take an occasional shift in Emergency.

Active in education and health services research, Brendan is an advocate for innovation and transformation in health care.