An update on our CEO recruitment process

January 23, 2023 | Author: Royal College Staff

Dear colleagues, 

The Royal College has recently commenced our search for a new CEO to succeed Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, FRCSC, who will be stepping down on February 28, 2023. M. Ian Bowmer, MDCM, FRCPC, has accepted the role of interim CEO of the Royal College, effective March 1, 2023. 

We will be conducting a comprehensive recruitment process, with the goal of identifying our next CEO this summer. The Royal College has retained Boyden, a global executive search firm, to assist the Search Committee. 

As part of this process, we are reaching out to our members for suggestions of potential candidates. We would welcome your referrals or nominations of exceptional and highly respected leaders to be our next CEO.  

If you have any input or names to share, please contact Michael Naufal (, or Collin Ritch ( The job posting is available for your reference. 

Thank you in advance for your participation in this important search process. We will continue to update you as the recruitment progresses. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 


Richard K. Reznick, MD, FRCSC, FACS, FRCSEd (hon), FRCSI (hon), FRCS (hon)
President / Président
Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Dean Emeritus Queen’s University /
Professeur émérite de chirurgie et doyen émérite Université Queen’s 

Brian Hodges, MD, FRCPC, PhD
President-Elect / Président désigné
Executive Vice-President Education and Chief Medical Officer, University Health Network /
Vice-président de l’Éducation et médecin en chef du UHN
Professor, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto /
Professeur à la Faculté de médecine Temerty de l’Université de Toronto