Leadership

 
Leslie Starr-Hemburrow
Regional Vice President, Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program & Vice President, Patient Care Services, Trillium Health Partners

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As Regional Vice President, Leslie Starr-Hemburrow leads the Mississauga Halton Central West (MHCW) Regional Cancer Program, in collaboration with community and hospital partners to plan and implement improvements to cancer services.

As Vice President of Patient Care Services for Trillium Health Partners (THP), Leslie is also accountable for clinical operations across three sites:  Mississauga Hospital, Credit Valley Hospital and Queensway Health Centre.  The programs in her current portfolio include the Integrated Oncology Program, Laboratory Medicine and Genetics, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, and Infection Prevention and Control.
 
Leslie has worked in progressive leadership positions in acute health care in for close to 30 years and has been recognized as a strong leader in strategy development, change management and systems improvement. She holds her Master in Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Social Work (BSW) (MSW), and is a Certified Health Executive (CHE).


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Farah Khan
Regional Director, Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program
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Farah is Regional Director for the Mississauga Halton Central West Regional Cancer Program, Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). As Regional Director for LHINs 5 and 6, Farah plays a vital leadership role in building and sustaining excellence in regional service delivery for one of the largest regional cancer programs in the province.

 
Farah leads an inter-professional team supporting cancer care direct services, the Regional Palliative Care Network, Quality Management Program, Regional Endoscopy Services, Integrated Cancer Screening, Regional Cancer Informatics and Patient Experience across the two LHINS, which includes four partner hospitals with nine hospital sites. 
 
Previous to her current role, Farah was the Senior Director Surgery & Oncology at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. She is an experienced leader in surgical oncology, including oversight of complex clinical programs. A systems thinker, Farah was the co-lead for the Sinai Health System integration project with Bridgepoint Hospital to create streamlined orthopedic pathways for hip fracture patients, which resulted in the creation of an integrated pathway based on QBP LOS targets and adherence to best practice.  
 
Farah’s health care leadership experience also includes Nursing Unit Administrator in the Pre-Admission/Post Anesthetic Care Units at Mount Sinai, as well as leadership roles at Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
 
Farah holds a Master of Nursing from the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, and a Certificate in Leadership and Management from Ryerson University.