Greg Marchildon is a professor and Ontario Research Chair in Health Policy and System Design at the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Greg was the lead author of the 2002 Romanow Report and can speak the Liberal government’s failure to address key recommendations on governance and accountability in the 2004-2014 Accord and hence the missed opportunity for health systems transformation.
Camille Orridge is a Senior Fellow at Wellesley Institute, and past CEO of the Toronto Central Community Care Access Centre (CCAC) and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Camille is passionate advocate for health equity and for strengthening the community health sectors’ ability to support Toronto’s aging and diverse populations.
Danielle Martin the Executive Vice President of Women’s College Hospital, where she is also a practicing family physician. She is an Associate Professor at Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Danielle was a member of the first Health Council of Canada and can speak to her experiences, as well a report she co-authored in 2018 on the challenges with the how the eight federally funded pan-Canadian health organizations are organized. She and her co-author argue that these organizations need to be restructured and adopt a learning health approach if we are to be effective in addressing the health system challenges of the 21st century.
Barbara Cameron is an Associate Professor in the Department of Politics at York University. She has a special interest in the challenges of democratic accountability posed by federal social and health transfers to the provinces and territories. Her current project is a collaboration with the Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action and the challenge of holding Canadian governments accountable for their commitments under international human rights treaties.