Caroline Dubé appointed Associate Director General-Administration

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Dubé to the position of Associate Director General-Administration. Approved at the May 10, 2024 meeting of the Board of Directors, her appointment took effect on May 20, 2024, and is a testament to her extensive experience and expertise within the Quebec health and social services network (RSSS) and the MUHC.

Caroline Dubé
Caroline Dubé

As Associate Director General-Administration, Ms. Dubé will be responsible for the management and operational excellence of the four directorates and three departments under her leadership, which include Procurement and Logistics, Human Resources, Technical Services and Optilab, as well as the Corporate Secretariat and Internal Audit departments and the Commissioner for a Respectful Workplace Free of Violence and Harassment.

Working in close collaboration with the directors and managers under her responsibility, she will ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of these directorates and departments in alignment with ministry directives, the MUHC’s strategic objectives and expected results, thus contributing to the positioning as a best-practice provider of operational excellence in administrative services in a healthcare setting.

An attorney by trade, Ms. Dubé holds an undergraduate degree in law from Université Laval, a master's degree in health law and policy from Université de Sherbrooke, a master's degree in healthcare management from École nationale d'administration publique, a graduate microprogram in management and development in organizations from Université Laval, and a Lean Six Sigma green belt on a clinically-based project.

Recognized for her collaborative leadership style, Ms. Dubé uses strategic initiatives to achieve organizational goals. She has extensive experience in the RSSS, having held various positions since 2001 as an attorney, middle manager, senior manager, and more recently as a senior administrator when she agreed to take on the role of Interim Associate Director General, succeeding Patricia Lefebvre in January 2024.

Please join me in warmly congratulating Ms. Dubé on this well-deserved appointment. Her leadership, knowledge of health and social services, and experience as a senior executive will be invaluable assets to the MUHC.

Lucie Opatrny, MD MHCM FRCP(c), MSc.
President and Executive Director, MUHC