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-2){this.src='images/smt_fontsize/decrease_on.gif';}" onmouseout="javascript:if(smt_fontsizeGetCookie() > -2){this.src='images/smt_fontsize/decrease.gif';}else{this.src='images/smt_fontsize/decrease_.gif'};" onclick="javascript:if(smt_fontsizeGetCookie() > -2){smt_fontsizeIncrement('-');smt_fontsizeBtnStatus('increase','increase.gif');smt_fontsizeBtnStatus('default','default.gif');};" alt="Decrease (-)">. As President of Hamilton General Hospital (HGH), Teresa Smith provides oversight and leadership for the delivery of clinical and academic services and promotes innovation and excellence in the delivery of quality patient and family centered care. Teresa oversees the cardiac, vascular, neurosciences, acute medicine, emergency and critical care programs as well as perioperative services and the infection prevention & control program. Teresa is an accomplished, respected and visionary leader who is responsible for a $160 million budget and a portfolio of more than 3,000 staff. She has held management roles health care for more than 20 years and has extensive experience leading people, building teams and developing and improving health care.In her role as President of HGH, Teresa is instrumental in providing strategic direction and implementation of many corporate-wide initiatives that mcmaster hgh centre on patient safety, appropriate care delivery, efficiency and quality of care.Teresa has played an integral role in the creation of an integrated and coordinated regional Vascular Service model as part of the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN Clinical Service Plan. She has also helped in establishing a strategic partnership with Niagara Health System to oversee the implementation of a cardiac catheterization lab by 2013. She continued to work to develop a provincially recognized Neurosciences Program and assists in sustaining the highest provincial volumes for cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary interventions.Teresa holds an MBA in Finance from McMaster University, a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Western Ontario and a Respiratory Therapy diploma and certification from Fanshawe College. .