Heather Sherrard is currently a Clinical Research Associate with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Research Corporation with a focus on virtual health care. She has 35 years of leadership roles in health care, most recently as the Executive Vice President Clinical Operations at the Ottawa Heart Institute. She holds a BScN from the University of Saskatchewan; an MHA from the University of Ottawa and is certified in change management and coaching.
She has served on a variety of provincial committees including: the Wait time Strategy; eHealth Ontario as well as complex clinical advisory groups. She is a founding Director and Board Chair of the Ottawa Health Services Network – a not for profit organization facilitating care and access to specialized health care for patients of the Baffin region. Heather has consulted on health care practice internationally and has been an international surveyor for Accreditation Canada.