We are thrilled to have Dr. Hendric van der Watt join Connect Care as Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for the Alberta Health Services (AHS) North Zone. Hendrik brings over 10 years of clinical innovation experience to the CMIO portfolio, and is highly regarded for his collaborative approach to rural healthcare transformation and change management. Recently recognized with the Alberta College of Family Physicians Recognition of Excellence award, Dr. van der Watt works as a family physician out of the Bonnyville Health Centre where he is also a clinical lecturer with the University of Alberta department of family medicine. Hendrik received his MBChB from the University of Pretoria, Foundation Course of Occupational Medicine from the University of Alberta, Certificate of Internal Medicine from the University of Edinburgh and will complete an MBA at the University of Alberta in 2019 focusing on health information management for clinical improvement. An avid golfer and mountain quadder, he enjoys the Alberta’s outdoors with his wife and two daughters.