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Joesph Mapa

Mount Sinai President & CEO


Joseph Mapa, President and CEO of Mount Sinai Hospital since 2001, assumed the role of Founding President & CEO of Sinai Health System in January 2015 with the amalgamation of Mount Sinai Hospital (acute care), Bridgepoint Active Healthcare (complexity medicine and rehab), the Lunenfeld – Tanenbaum Research Institute, together with Circle of Care (a homecare provider). He is a graduate of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto and he also obtained his MBA from the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.

He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Health Leaders, as well as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2013 Joseph was appointed Executive-in-Residence and Adjunct Professor in the health industry management specialization stream of the MBA program in the Schulich School of Business. In 2015 he was appointed Executive Director of this specialization (Health Industry Management Program) – where he also teaches on leadership and strategy.

He is Past Chair of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario and completed terms on the Governing Council of the University of Toronto and the Board of the Canadian Nurses Association. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Women’s Executive Network – Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100; the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Advisory Council; and, Canada’s 10 (Most Admired Cultures) Board of Governors.

Joseph is the author of numerous articles, and is co-author of three books focusing on healthcare management. He also co-edited a book on effective government relations in the healthcare industry with Professor Peggy Leatt of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

He is the recipient of the Chairman’s Award for Distinguished Service by the Canadian College of Health Leaders, the Arbor Award in recognition of his contribution and service to the University of Toronto, and the Teaching Excellence Award at the Schulich School of Business. He also received the Canadian College of Health Leaders inaugural national Mentorship Award, and in 2012 he was recognized with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. In 2014, Joseph was recognized in a feature by Financial Post Magazine on “some of the notable graduates from internationally ranked MBA schools in Canada.”