At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, we are closely monitoring updates from public health agencies, our affiliates, and provincial and federal governments.

COVID 19 (coronavirus) updates.

What to expect at the Canada Shriners Hospital.
Skip to navigation



Hospital leadership

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Canada, a distinguished leadership team works collaboratively to ensure that children have access to and benefit from the highest quality of pediatric surgical care and rehabilitation.

Dave Merrett
Chairman of the Board of Governors

Jacques Boissonneault
Hospital Administrator

Thierry E. Benaroch, M.D., MSc, FRCS (C)
Chief of Staff

Kelly Thorstad
Director of Nursing and Patient Services

René St-Arnaud, Ph.D.
Director of Research

Kim St.Hillaire
Director of Human Resources

Nathalie Kamel
Director of Communications and Marketing and Donor Development

Emmanuelle Rondeau
Director, Business Development and Shrine Liaison