JENNIFER DOCKERY is currently the Director of Primary Care, Health Equity and Community Engagement at Women’s College Hospital. A Registered Nurse with a Bachelor’s degree from Ryerson University, she also holds a Master’s in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. With more than 20 years’ experience of progressive leadership and high-quality program development, Jennifer has built a career with a focus on advocating for women and children’s health. She established Ontario’s first hospital-based refugee clinic at Women’s College Hospital and partnered with a midwifery practice on the development of a proposal to open the province’s first Birthing Centre. The Toronto Birth Centre opened in 2014.
Jennifer is an innovative, customer-oriented healthcare leader with a strong clinical background in both ambulatory and acute-care hospital settings. She also has experience with capital redevelopment and fundraising, and believes that high engagement is the key to collaboration and successful quality improvement initiatives.
"Massey Centre not only gave me the ability to care for my child, but the motivation to get what I wanted for my life - to have my daughter with me and to live independently."