St. Joseph’s Health System Announces Leadership Changes

As a result of our increasing focus on Ontario Health Teams and expansion of the Integrated Comprehensive Care initiatives, we are pleased to share the following leadership changes at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas.

Carolyn Gosse will be leaving her role as President of St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas, effective February 10th, 2020. She will continue her roles as President of St. Joseph’s Home Care as well as Vice President Integrated Care at St. Joseph’s Health System. In addition, she will continue as Lead of the Centre for Integrated Care.

Through our talent management process, John Woods has been identified as Carolyn’s replacement and will start as President of St. Joseph’s Villa Dundas on February 10th, 2020.

John joined St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton in 1998 as Director of Strategic Planning and has held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility including; Director of Research Services, Director of Quality Planning & Performance, Director of Medical Affairs, Risk & Legal, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the St. Joseph’s Health System, and most recently, Interim President for St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener.

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of London, a Master of Arts in Management Studies from Canterbury Christ Church University, and has completed the Advanced Health Leadership Program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

John’s empathetic and relationship-based leadership style, with a focus on results, mission and strategy is highly valued and will be a great asset to the Villa.