Sidney Stacey is an Assistant Professor (PT) in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences and Chair of the Suicide Prevention Community Council of Hamilton. For the past 35 years, Sid has served in senior administrative roles in academic health science centres, community hospitals, research institutes and universities in Ontario. Between 2011 and 2018, Sid served as the Director of Administration for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences.
Sid has a Masters of Health Science with a specialization in Health Administration from the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and an undergraduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Saskatchewan. Sid received the Robert Wood Johnson Award from the University of Toronto and in 2014 was recognized with the Innovation Award from the University of Toronto, Society of Graduates, IHPME for his role in launching the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board. In 2019, he received the Kim Harper Service Award from the Hamilton Academy of Medicine for his city-wide suicide prevention work.
Sid currently Co-Leads the Leadership Development Program for emerging leaders in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences and Co-Chairs Community of Practice Groups. He supports academic departments and community organizations in governance reviews, strategic planning, operational reviews and program planning. He has published in the areas of health policy, strategic planning, health care delivery, health economics, quality improvement and suicide prevention. He is a Fellow of the Canadian College of Healthcare Leaders and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.