President & Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Brendan Carr was named as President and CEO for Island Health on August 6, 2013.
Dr. Carr joined Island Health in March 2012 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. Prior to joining the health authority, he served as Vice President of Medicine with the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax and as an Assistant Professor with Dalhousie University.
Dr. Carr holds a Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is a Certified Physician Executive (CCPE), a Certified Healthcare Executive (CHE) and has completed a research fellowship with the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation.
Active in education and health services research, Dr. Carr is an advocate for transformation in health care.
You can learn more about Dr. Carr in the Island Health magazine article: Introducing Brendan Carr.