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Leadership

Dr. Sean Young

Dr. Shawn Young

Acting Chief Operating Officer, Site Medical Lead
& HSC’s COVID-19 Incident Management Medical Officer

Shawn took over the role of Acting Chief Operating Officer while we undertake a national search to fill the role on a permanent basis. He joined HSC Winnipeg as Site Medical Lead in April 2020. With over 15 years of leadership experience guiding programs and sites through periods of rapid and historic change, he is committed to supporting clinical strategies to enhance quality and access to services at HSC. He works closely with the executive team and physician leadership to promote strategic medical advances to care and pathways that are aligned with the vision and values of HSC and Shared Health.

Shawn began his medical career as a Family Physician after obtaining his CCFP in 1999. He then completed a residency in Anesthesia at University of Manitoba and subsequently a fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesia at the University of Alberta. Upon returning to Winnipeg, he began his clinical career at HSC Winnipeg and St. Boniface Hospital, and later joined Victoria General Hospital. He has served on the specialty committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Most recently, he has been serving as the Chief Medical Officer of the Victoria General Hospital and South Winnipeg Integrated Health and Social Services.

Shawn’s medical training in acute care and community care, along with his leadership experience in both areas, offer a unique perspective to HSC.

“I am committed to supporting and developing the highly specialized services we need to fulfill our vision and mandate as Manitoba’s hospital. I will further ensure we create modern, streamlined, and inclusive pathways to these services to improve access, reduce wait times, and eliminate health inequities.”


Monika Warren

Executive Director, Health Services, Acute Inpatient Services
& Shared Health’s COVID-19 Provincial Operations Chief

Monika was selected as the Executive Director, Health Services, Acute Inpatient Services in January 2021. She leads the delivery of health services for Women’s Health, Child Health, Medicine, Surgery, Emergency, Mental Health, Critical Care and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Monika works closely with clinical and operational leadership teams, and collaborates with Reid to share responsibility for ensuring professional practice standards and regulatory issues for the nursing and allied health staff are maintained. As part of Manitoba’s COVID-19 response, she oversees the provincial operations effort for Shared Health’s Provincial Incident Management team.

She first joined HSC Winnipeg in 1990 as a nurse in the Bone Marrow Transplant Program until 2004, when she left to pursue a variety of progressively more senior and clinical roles in other health care facilities in Winnipeg. She returned in 2014 as the Director for Women’s Health, and a year later, as the Director for Child Health where her leadership was instrumental to the opening of HSC Winnipeg Women’s Hospital in 2019. Monika holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Manitoba, and a Master of Arts degree in Leadership Studies – Healthcare from Royal Roads University. She values any opportunity to give back to her community and has held several volunteer board member roles with Children’s Healthcare Canada, Western Children’s Cardiac Health Network, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute and with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba.

Monika describes HSC as having an important role as the provincial referral hub for specialty care during this important time of health system transformation in Manitoba and is excited about the opportunity to lead site teams to evolve virtual care practices, centralize processes and improve key performance metrics that are sustainable and positively impact those who come to us for care. Monika also values inter-professional collaboration and ensuring all member of the team can perform to their strengths and full scope of practice.

She values any opportunity to give back to her community and has held several volunteer board member roles with Children’s Healthcare Canada, Western Children’s Cardiac Health Network, Mennonite Brethren Collegiate Institute and with the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba.


Reid Love

Executive Director of Ambulatory Care and Clinical Supports
& HSC’s COVID-19 Incident Management Deputy Incident Commander

Reid joined HSC Winnipeg in January 2021 as Executive Director, Health Services, Ambulatory Care and Clinical Supports. In this role, he provides clinical oversight to Renal, Ambulatory Care, Allied Health, Rehabilitation, Volunteer Services, Care and Coordination, and OR/MDR. He leads multi-disciplinary teams to deliver health services, adopt integrated pathways and service delivery models, and drive quality and patient safety improvements at HSC.

With over 20 years of clinical and senior leadership experience, he was previously the Program Director for the Cardiac Sciences Program for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and St. Boniface Hospital, and Lead for Non-Invasive Cardiac Testing for Diagnostic Services, Shared Health. His educational background includes a Master of Nursing and a Bachelor of Nursing degrees with Distinction from the University of Manitoba. Reid is a graduate of the Adult Intensive Care Nursing Program from the University of Manitoba and St. Boniface General Hospital. He is committed to continuing to improve his knowledge and skills — he has completed nearly 40 professional development courses, and regularly presents at universities, colleges, and conferences. His work has also been published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing.


Jennifer Luong

Business and Financial Lead
& HSC’s COVID-19 Incident Management Finance Chief

Jennifer joined HSC Winnipeg in 2016 and she was selected as the Business and Financial Lead in October 2020. In her leadership role, she mentors and develops a team of analysts to support the strategic and operating plan of the hospital, report on financial and statistical results, and drive an overall improved financial performance at the site. She has mentored staff to better understand their fiscal result, standardized processes and developed various reports to move forward hospital initiatives.

Prior to joining the executive team, she was the Administrative Director for the Women’s and Child Health program at HSC, and the Finance and Business Improvement Program Lead at St. Boniface Hospital. She has previously held financial, business, and operational analyst positions at Western Canada Lottery Corporation, Paterson GlobalFoods, Loblaws and the Province of Manitoba. Jen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Manitoba, and a Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CMA trained)

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