Tracy Wasylak

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Biography

Tracy Wasylak is the Chief Program Officer, Strategic Clinical Networks™ with Alberta Health Services. She has held numerous senior leadership roles within Alberta Health Services and the previous Calgary Health Region. She has an undergraduate degree in nursing from the University of Manitoba, Master’s Degree in Science (thesis) from McGIll University, a graduate of the CFHI’s EXTRA Program, and a Certified Health Services Executive.

Tracy holds an adjunct assistant professor appointment with the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Calgary. She is an active collaborator and knowledge user with several research teams and has published work in health systems research and system redesign, patient engagement and several quality improvement initiatives. Tracy received the Order of Merit, Nursing Policy Award, from the Canadian Nurses Association in March 2018. She was the recipient of the 2015 AHS Presidents Excellence Award in the category of Innovation. In 2019 she received the AHS President’s Excellence Award for Outstanding Achievement in Quality Improvement for her provincial contributions to Care Pathways.


Publications

Marshal D, Patel J, Miller J, Marlett N, Shklarov S, Teares S, Wasylak T. Support for living a meaningful life with osteoarthritis: A patient-to-patient research study",  The Patient: Patient–Centered Outcomes Research. PTTA-D-16-00025R1

Nelson G, Kiyang LN, Crumley ET, Faris P, Wasylak T, Basualdo C, Rogers E, McKay S, Ljungqvist O, Gramlich LM. Implementation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) across a Provincial Healthcare System: The “ERAS Alberta” Colorectal Surgery Experience. World Journal of Surgery. doi: 10.1007/s00268-016-3472-7

Noseworthy T, Wasylak T, & O’Neill B. Strategic Clinical Networks in Alberta: Alberta’s Response to Triple Aim.  (2015). Healthcare Papers. Vol 15 (3): pp 49 - 54

Noseworthy T, Wasylak T, & O’Neill B. Strategic Clinical Networks in Alberta: Structures, Processes and Outcomes. (2015). Healthcare Management Forum.  November,  Vol 28 (6)  pp 262 – 4.

Marlett N, Shklarov S, Marshall DA, Santana MJ, & Wasylak T. (2014). Building new roles and relationships in research: a model of patient engagement research.. Quality of Life Research. doi: 10.1007/s11136-014-0

Marshall DA, Pykerman K, Werle J, Lorenzetti D, Wasylak T, Noseworthy T, Dick DA, O’Connor G, Sundaram A, Heintzbergen S, Frank C. (2014). Hip Resurfacing versus Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review Comparing Standardized Outcomes. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. 472(7): 2217-2230.

Marshall DA, Vanderby S, Barnabe C, MacDonald KV, Maxwell C, Mosher D, Wasylak T, Lix L, Enns E, Frank C, Noseworthy T. Estimating the Burden of Osteoarthritis to Plan for the Future. Arthritis Care & Research. 2015; 67(10): 1379-1386.