Interim President & CEO

Winnie Doyle

Winnie Doyle is the Interim President and CEO of St. Joseph’s Health System (SJHS) a large and complex health system which spans six different member organizations with multiple sites.

Together, these organizations have a total budget of $1.5 billion and account for approximately 13,000 staff and physicians and 2,800 beds.

For close to five decades, Winnie Doyle’s work life has been guided by a key principle that ensured a varied career full of change and opportunity, “I wanted to love my work.”

Doyle has over 30 years of experience in healthcare as a midwife, registered nurse, educator, and Senior Executive. She has served as Director of Nursing, Mental Health in 2000, Chief Nursing Executive in 2001, Executive Vice President, Mental Health 2002, Executive Vice President, Acute Clinical Programs, 2005 and Executive Vice President, Clinical Programs, 2016.

Winnie has a strong commitment to driving improvement, quality and patient engagement at both the local and system level.  She has led many change initiatives in her career, including the Integrated Comprehensive Care project. Winnie has been the co-chair of the ARTIC Program since 2011, overseeing the program’s growth, development and partnership between CAHO and HQO.

Winnie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, and a Masters of Nursing Administration.  She is on the faculty of the School of Nursing McMaster University.