Dr. Chris Eagle

Professor, University of Calgary

Dr. Eagle served most recently as President and CEO of Alberta Health Services. Prior to formation of AHS, he was President and COO of the Calgary Health Region. He has had a longstanding interest in health informatics, serving as the CIO of Calgary Health Region in the early 2000’s. Dr. Eagle trained as a cardiac anesthesiologist and had a substantial academic career in anesthesiology, serving as Professor and Head at the University of Calgary and Chief Examiner and Chair of the Specialty Committee in Anesthesia at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He retired from the University of Calgary in 2011 but continues to hold adjunct professorships at the Universities of Calgary, Alberta, and Royal Roads. He serves as executive in residence to the Royal Roads Health Leadership Program. His academic interests have been focused on quality and safety and more recently healthcare leadership. He maintains a busy speaking schedule to a variety of professional and public groups