Dr. Chris Eagle, President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Eagle is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Alberta Health Services, the provincial health authority responsible for planning and delivering health supports and services for more than 3.7 million adults and children living in Alberta.
Formerly President & Chief Operating Officer in the Calgary Health Region, Dr. Eagle is a Professor at the University of Calgary, the University of Alberta and holds an adjunct appointment at the University of Victoria.
Dr. Eagle graduated from the University of Calgary (MD 1977) and University of Western Ontario (MBA). He specialized in cardiac anesthesiology. In 1991, he was appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Calgary. He has published over 70 articles and has made many addresses to various professional societies, many in the area of healthcare quality and safety. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1981), Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiologists (1982), and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthesia (1995).
Dr. Eagle has had a long career in healthcare administration. He has served as Executive VP and Chief Clinical Officer, VP and CIO of the Calgary Health Region, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Executive Director of the Foothills Hospital (Calgary), and Head of the Department of Anesthesia. He has also served as Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. He has served as Chair of the Specialty Committee of Anesthesia, Chief Examiner in Anesthesia, and Examiner in Anesthesia for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Eagle has served as a board member on a number of health organizations. He was on the inaugural board for the Health Quality Council of Alberta and currently serves on the Board of the Canadian Institute of Health Information.
- 2011/12 Performance Agreement Results for CEO & President (April 2011 – March 2012)
- 2010/11 Performance Agreement Results for CEO & President (November 2010 – March 2011)
- 2010/11 Performance Agreement Results for EVP Quality & Service Improvement (April 2010 – November 2010)
- 2009/10 Performance Agreement Results for EVP Quality & Service Improvement