Vice Chair and Secretary, North York General Hospital Board of Governors
Debbie Fischer is an experienced board director and has held senior leadership positions in professional consulting services, in health care and government. She is currently an Executive Associate with KPMG where she consults on organizational change and large-scale system transformation in health care and public sectors. Debbie serves on several boards including Joule-a subsidiary of the Canadian Medical Association, North York General Hospital and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. She also serves as an advisor to health and technology related businesses.
Debbie is also an Executive-in-Residence in Residence at the Rotman School of Management and has taught at the Rotman Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of Toronto. She was previously the Executive Vice President, Strategy and Organizational Development at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and an Assistant Deputy Minister in Ontario's Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. She has held a number of senior consulting and executive management positions in international professional services firms--Ernst &Young, Cap Gemini and KPMG.
Debbie has a BSc (Neurobiology and Comparative Physiology) from McGill University and MHA from the University of Ottawa. She also holds CHRL and ICD.D designations.