Emily Leslie is a Registered Nurse with 30 years experience in health care. She has experience in emergency care, endoscopy, community nursing, hospital bed utilization and quality improvement. Emily also assisted in strategic planning and the development of Operational and Business Plans for the Sharbot Lake Family Health Team.
Leading up to integration of the Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Hospitals in 2017 - as a member of HDH Board - Emily agreed to serve on the advisory body formed to oversee the activities required to implement the integration of HDH and KGH as a new health sciences centre. As a member of its Joint Steering Committee, Emily helped to inform and guide the deliverables required to support this integration.
From integration until becoming a member of Kingston Health Sciences Centre Board of Directors, Emily served as a member of the Partnership Council - a group comprised of representatives of the Hotel Dieu and Kingston General Boards. She served as Vice Chair of the Hotel Dieu Board and Chair of its Ethics, Mission and Values Committee.
Emily has served on the Research and Education Committee at Kingston General and on the Board of the South East Community Care Access Centre (SECCAC). While serving on the Board of the SECCAC, Emily was Vice Chair of the Patient Safety, Quality and Risk Committee as well as serving on the Resources Committee.
She lives in Kingston, is married and has six children and ten grandchildren.