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Senior Program Manager

Virginia Flintoft has worked part- to full-time with CPSI since it was founded.  Initially, she was the Manager, of CPSI’s Central Measurement Team for Safer Healthcare Now!  She is currently assigned to the Safety Improvement and Capability Building team at CPSI and is coaching teams for the Measurement and Monitoring for Safety collaborative and the Medication Safety Improvement Project. 

Ms. Flintoft joined the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto in 2002. She is a co-author and National Project Manager for the Canadian Adverse Events Study (2004) and Adverse events among children in Canadian hospitals: the Canadian Paediatric Adverse Events Study (2012) and trained and advised several researchers on the application of trigger tools including the Irish National Adverse Events Study.  She also works on other patient safety projects with Professor G. Ross Baker. She has coached clinical teams on Quality Improvement and lectured on patient safety and quality improvement at Ryerson University, the Schulich School of Business (York University) and the MScQuIPS at IHPME. 

Ms. Flintoft obtained her nursing diploma (RN) from the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal; her Bachelor of Nursing from the University of Calgary; and her MSc in Design, Measurement and Evaluation (Clinical Epidemiology) from McMaster University.  

Virginia has been a member of the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario; the board of the Toronto-York Victoria Order of Nurses; the Toronto School of Theology (UofT) and Screen Colons Canada. She is married, living in Toronto, a mother of three and grandmother of two.