Go for Coffee

Go for Coffee is funded by the Small Steps, Big Idea initiative. If you have an idea you think would qualify for funding, please review our application form.

Go for Coffee is an opportunity for front-line physicians to interact with VCH leaders in a casual setting, where learning about each other’s roles, interests, and struggles may lead to strengthened relationships and new ideas.

  1. Check out our list below of VCH leaders available for coffee.
  2. Sign up for an available 30-minute time slot.
  3. Both you and the VCH leader will receive an email with each other’s contact information.
  4. Decide together where the coffee meet-up will take place.
  5. A $20 gift card for Café Ami or Starbucks will be provided to the VCH leader for refreshments/snacks.
  6. Meet and get to know each other! Share your roles, interests, and ideas.
  7. Fill out a short online survey after the meet-up and let us know how it went.

CONNECT, COLLABORATE, CARE

Who’s Participating

The following VCH leaders are available to meet with you.

ANDREA BISAILLON

Operations Director, Surgical Services, Vancouver Acute, and Regional Program Director for Surgery (VCH)

MICHELLE DE MOOR

Regional Operations Director of the Emergency and Trauma Programs at VCH and Executive Director, Vancouver Acute, Clinical Systems and Transformation

NANCY DESROSIERS

Regional Program Director for Palliative and End-of-Life Care, Director of Medicine, Hospitalist, Renal, Palliative Care

LORI KORCHINSKI

Director, Clinical Operations, Emergency, Trauma & Critical Care

ALLISON MUNIAK

Executive Director, Quality & Patient Safety and Infection Prevention and Control, Vancouver Coastal Health

MARY NIEFORTH

Operations Director, Cardiac Sciences, Epilepsy Program, Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health Clinics, Brenda and David McLean Integrated Spine Clinic

JESSIE RODRIGUE

Operations Director, Surgical Services and L/BMT program

CORI ROSS

Director, Ambulatory Care, Volunteer Resources, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

TRACEY TAULU

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR AND SITE LEAD, UBC HOSPITAL MEDICAL DAYCARE VGH SITE

BRITTANY WATSON

DIRECTOR, PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, VANCOUVER ACUTE