Heather Sulkers Senior Director of the Enterprise Project Management Office and Clinical Informatics, CAMH, Toronto
AEHIA member Heather Sulkers’ life journey has taken her from Australia to Canada, from nursing to clinical informatics, from Fortune 500 companies to Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital – and in February, to a capstone in her career when she was named one of the most influential women in health IT by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). This is her second prestigious award in two years; in late 2017, she received a Top 10 Canadian Women Leaders in Digital Health title from Digital Health Canada.
Senior director of the enterprise project management office and clinical informatics at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Toronto, Sulkers said a willingness to explore opportunities when they presented themselves allowed her to develop the leadership skills that, among other accomplishments, helped CAMH earn a HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award in 2018 and HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 in 2017. A collaborator at heart, she seeks out projects the bring people together to find solutions.