Canada : PHILADELPHIAS Michael Apkon selected as President and CEO of SickKids [TendersInfo (India)]
(TendersInfo (India) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Dr. Michael Apkon will take charge as president and CEO of SickKids when Mary Jo Haddad steps down from the position next year.
The latest role is a opening to join a truly best children s hospital for Apkon, who has been the senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at the Children s Hospital of Philadelphia for 3 years.
He said, I think it s a remarkable place with remarkable opportunities .
It s a rare place that brings together the elite level of medical care and world-class research and education that allows an individual and an organization to have a durable and a global impact on children s health care.
Haddad, the hospital s president and CEO for 10 years said that Apkon s experience in Philadelphia will benefit SickKids in many ways.
She said, His deep commitment to quality, improvement and innovation within the pediatric health-care setting will continue to enhance the health outcomes here in Ontario .
Apkon will not be educating anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania, however he wishes to find teaching opportunities in Toronto.
He said, I think there are a lot of ways to continue to develop talent through teaching that are outside of the typical classroom setting .
He said, I got into health care administration and developed my career as a physician leader in large part to improve the ability to deliver care at the bedside .
Apkon intends on being in Toronto full-time beginning from January. He s excited to hold the culture and entertaining events of what he calls one of North America s greatest cities.
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