A.J. (Art Jerome) Lopez
Clinical Leader/Manager Nursing Resource Team, Diabetes Comprehensive Care
A.J. Lopez is a transformational healthcare leader who’s passionate about optimizing the health of our communities. He believes in continuous quality improvement, equity, collaboration and innovation. A.J. Is a forward thinking, strategic planner who constantly strives for excellence. He has demonstrated success in a number of leadership roles in various academic health sciences centres.
A.J. also has a clinical background as a critical care nurse and a Combined Master of Nursing and Master of Health Science. He is currently the Clinical Leader Manager of the Nursing Resource Team and Inpatient Nephrology and Urology. A.J. is an Adjunct Lecturer with the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto, and is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders. He is also a Director on the Board of Directors of Sherbourne Health.
Most recently, A.J. has partnered with the great team at CHART to develop an innovative forecasting model to inform recruitment and selection of nurses in the Nursing Resource Team. This work aims to optimize availability of staff while predicting demand for staff; and keeps costs minimal.