Jillian Ross, RN, MBA, BScN, is now POGO’s Chief Executive Officer. Previously, Jill was the Director, Cancer System Quality Improvement Initiatives at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) where she oversaw work on new models of cancer care delivery, quality measurement and system-level improvement initiatives. Additionally, she established new provincial programs and was instrumental in expanding and formalizing CCO’s approach to engaging clinicians in its work. Jill has worked in the hospital sector and other healthcare settings, holding positions as a frontline nurse and clinical educator, as well as leadership roles.
“Jill brings to POGO impressive expertise in patient care, health services administration, and policy and government relations, as well as a commitment to client-centred, data- and evidence-driven improvement in healthcare services,” says Stephen Goudge, President, POGO Board of Directors. “The Board has no doubt that under her leadership POGO will continue to see innovations in our programs, services, and community partnerships that benefit all of Ontario’s children with cancer, their families and the healthcare professionals who care for them. We invite our supporters to join us in welcoming Jill to POGO.”