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Alberta Wildfires Emergency Alert

Fort McMurray remains under a mandatory evacuation order. A provincial state of emergency has been declared (more information). 

Updates from Alberta Health Services will be posted on our Wildfire Resources page. Updates from the Alberta government will be posted on their emergency page.

Visit Alberta Emergency Alerts to sign up for alerts and download the app.

Dr. Verna Yiu is Interim President and CEO of AHS.

Dr. Yiu’s previous role at AHS helped oversee the integration and coordination of a diverse, complex, end-to-end health delivery model for the province through accountabilities for five functional areas: Quality & Healthcare Improvement, Strategic Clinical Networks, Clinical Informatics and Clinical Information Systems, Medical Affairs, and partnerships with academic institutions and other physician-led organizations.

Prior to joining AHS in August 2012 as Vice President, Quality and Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Yiu served as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta and also held senior positions in the dean’s office from 2000.

Dr. Yiu is a graduate of the University of Alberta (U of A) and Harvard University, and is currently a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta.

Dr. Yiu has also led various areas of health administration for more than 15 years, both within the health care delivery system and in academic settings. Since returning to the U of A in 1994 as a pediatric nephrologist, her leadership roles have spanned heading clinical programs to spearheading medical education reform.

Contact

E-mail: ahs.corp@ahs.ca

Phone: 1-888-342-2471 Fax: 780-342-2060

Mailing Address:

c/o President & CEO
Seventh Street Plaza
14th Floor, North Tower
10030 – 107 Street NW Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3E4

CEO Message

Letter to CTV in response to an inaccurate story related to sick leave. (read full letter)

At the Core

Watch Dr. Verna Yiu's first video as part of her blog series, At the Core.

Podcast: Dr. Verna Yiu discusses her personal background, her leadership style and her to-do list for the organization.

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