Dr. Lawrence
President and CEO, CIUSSS West-Central Montreal (the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal)

Lawrence Rosenberg is Professor of Surgery and Medicine at McGill University, and President and CEO of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network of West-Central Montreal. The Network, situated on 34 sites, includes the Jewish General Hospital, which is a tertiary/quaternary university teaching hospital. 

Dr. Rosenberg received his MD, CM degree from McGill University, where he completed specialty training in General Surgery. He holds an MSc and PhD in Experimental Surgery, completed post-doctoral studies and a surgical transplantation fellowship at the University of Michigan, and received an MEng from University of Waterloo, with concentrations in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

He was Director of the Multi-Organ Transplant Program at Montreal General Hospital, inaugurating McGill University’s Pancreas Transplant Program and leading the team that performed the first successful liver transplant at McGill. 

Dr. Rosenberg has served as a consultant to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA), the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) and the NIH. His scientific contributions to the field of islet regeneration are widely acknowledged. He has extensive experience as a clinician-scientist, educator, and consultant in value-based health systems and management of change.