RACHEL SOLOMON is the Executive Director of Performance Improvement at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Previously, Rachel held a variety of senior management roles at Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). Most recently, she was the Senior Director, Performance Measurement and Information Management, leading the LHIN’s analysis and performance measurement work, capital planning, and initiatives to improve quality and equity in health care.
Prior to joining the Toronto Central LHIN, Rachel worked at University Health Network as the Director, Health System Integration, leading the provincial development and implementation of the multiple provincial information systems. In this capacity, she also oversaw the first regional implementation of a referral program in Toronto that matches patients’ needs to system resources. Previously, Rachel worked in the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in several capacities, including managing the provincial Wait Time Strategy and playing an instrumental role in the implementation of the Ontario Stroke Strategy.
Rachel holds a Master of Public Health degree with a focus on Health Policy and Management from Emory University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from McGill University. She was the Chair of the Board of the Pat Schulz Child Care Centre in 2011-12. She has two young children.
"Abiona 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."