MHA Outcomes

Our graduates are innovative thinkers and natural leaders, with an eye toward the future of health care.

We are proud to have over 400 graduates in our network, in addition to the many graduates from our former MSc Health Services Planning and Administration. Together, our alumni stand out as health care leaders working across the province, Canada and the world.

Positions held by our graduates

Most MHA students complete the program as mid-career professionals working in the health care sector. Graduating with their MHA degree affords students the career mobility to explore new areas of work in a leadership capacity within their current organization or another employer.

Industry-Relevant Career Management 

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NEW JOB TITLE/ POSITION AFTER GRADUATION
Quality and Safety Leader

Director of Risk Management
Perioperative RN

Director, Surgical Services
Physical Therapist

Clinic Manager, Physiotherapy and Telerehabilitation Project Manager
Collaborative Practice Coordinator

Regional Director of Operations, Western Canada
Project Manager

Director, Primary Care
Research Assistant

Regional Manager, Clinical Operations

Alumni Profile

Marcus Blouw
Assistant Professor of Medicine

“The MHA cultivated both the broad knowledge base and the mindset required to serve as a leader in a variety of health care settings. Working with clinical teams, leading administrative groups, collaborating for research projects and serving as a board member for one of Winnipeg’s two tertiary care centres have all become part of a post-MHA weekly routine.”

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Amanda Harris
Facility Engagement Lead

“It’s definitely an asset to have a degree that is recognized and that links me to alumni from all aspects of health care.”

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Joanne Shum
Project Manager

“The UBC MHA program has served me with knowledge, skills, and a rolodex of colleagues that I am blessed to work with every day.”

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Shanti Gidwani
National Senior Director

“During my two years in the MHA, I literally applied what I learned the weekend before to my current job. It was a true translation of knowledge between my education and my day-to-day.”

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Dr.Paul Johar
Emergency Physician

“Paul wishes to continually improve his abilities to work collaboratively with the numerous players that comprise the increasingly complex Canadian healthcare system. This is in the hopes of providing efficient, effective, and empathetic care to patients”

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