Cathie Heritage provides strategic leadership for the Maternal, Infant, Child and Youth (MICY) program, renal programs and ambulatory strategies.
Cathie is accountable for the Maternal, Infant, Child and Youth program (MICY), renal program and ambulatory strategy. She will also be an executive liaison for Lower Mainland Services, such as medical imaging, pharmacy services, pathology and laboratory and medicine.
Cathie is a health care leader with over 30 years of experience. Her early career started at Vancouver General Hospital as a frontline nurse for 10 years. She has been a clinical educator for nursing staff as well as a patient services manager.
As a senior leader, she has provided director and executive director leadership to a number of services and programs within both Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health. Her work has extended regionally and provincially for a multitude of service delivery streams including medicine, cardiac, renal, leukemia bone marrow transplant, palliative care and emergency.
She has worked alongside Provincial Health Services, specifically, the Provincial Renal Agency and Cardiac Services British Columbia representing both Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health in her tenures.
She has most recently provided leadership to Surrey Memorial Hospital in the capacity of executive director.
Cathie holds a Masters in Leadership from Royal Roads, a Bachelor in Science from the University of Victoria. She is a registered nurse, graduating from Vancouver General Hospital, School of Nursing.