Dr. Peter Nord is the Founder, President and CEO of Stillbrook Accessible Retirement Residences, Inc. – a registered charity committed to the development of affordable retirement living communities for seniors across Ontario. He is also involved with teaching and research activities as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and holds his FCFP designation.
Previously, Peter served on the executive team at Unity Health Toronto as V.P., CMO. He was Site Lead for Providence Healthcare, with operational oversight of Laboratory, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Risk Management, Quality & Safety, Outpatient Services and Infection Control, and offered oversight and support for all Physician Staff. Peter was also the Attending Physician for a 35-patient Stroke/Neuro Rehabilitation Unit within Providence Hospital.
Peter co-chairs the Rehabilitative Care Alliance, where he contributes to the improvement of the quality and efficiency of Ontario’s rehabilitation sector. He is the provincial Physician Champion for ALC through the Cancer Care Ontario/Access to Care, and a key thought leader in improving patient flow and reducing “Hallway Healthcare”. As such, he is also a member of the Premier’s Council on Improving Healthcare in Ontario.
Peter trained at McMaster University and the University of Toronto. He went on to hold senior leadership positions within numerous health systems in the U.S. and was Medical Director for Anthem BlueCross for several years. From 1998 to 2000, Peter was the President of The Flying Hospital – an international humanitarian relief organization that brings care to vulnerable populations in third world regions.