General Management, Healthcare
Caroline Brereton RN, MBA, began her career in Ontario in 1987. She delivered direct care as a registered nurse and a midwife in her early career. She has contributed to the delivery of quality health care in Ontario in a range of senior executive leadership roles across the acute and community care continuum. She led the implementation of the University of Toronto’s Mississauga Medical Academy and the transformation of the multi-partner complex Shared Service West group purchasing organization. A focus on best outcomes for patients and families has been a hallmark of her leadership in clinical care. At the organizational level, Caroline has been a leader in developing strong, performance-based cultures through effective staff engagement and technology optimization. All of these roles have given her extensive insights into the drivers of change in the health system.
Collaboration with multiple partners and use of data is a hallmark of her leadership approach to delivering improved outcomes for patients and professionals.
In addition to her clinical and leadership experiences, Caroline holds an MBA from Queen’s University and is a graduate of the Rotman Advanced Health Leadership Program. She volunteers on a number of Boards of Directors, is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders and an advisor on not-for-profit board governance.
Caroline joined the Ontario Chiropractic Association as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in June 2018. Since then, she has been focused on been focused on building relationships with all partners that impact Chiropractors and their patients in Ontario, ensuring that through innovative and leading practice programs and services, the Association is making a difference for members and supporting others in their accountabilities to the profession.