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Ru Taggar
Ru Taggar 

Ru Taggar is currently the Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety and Chief Nursing and Health Professions Executive at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Through this role, Ru provides leadership on a number of corporate quality and professional practice initiatives that relate to Risk Management, Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Clinical Ethics, Nursing and Health Professions. Ru most recently led the development of the Hospital’s Enterprise Risk Management Program; the Hospital’s Quality Improvement Plan and the development of a hospital-wide inter-professional strategy.

She currently holds an Adjunct Clinical appointment at the Lawrence Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She also acts as a guest lecturer in the Master’s of Quality and Patient Safety Program through the University’s HPME Program.

Ru is a Registered Nurse with her Master’s in Nursing. Prior to her role at Sunnybrook, she worked at the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care as a Hospital Consultant. In this role, she was responsible for liaising with assigned hospitals with respect to policy and operations.

Prior to this role, Ru worked at the College of Nurses of Ontario as a Practice Consultant, Clinical Instructor at Seneca College and Manager of the Emergency Department at Markham Stouffville Hospital.