CURRICULUM VITAE

Appointments

Emergency Physician, North York General Hospital, Toronto (1994 - present)

Associate Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto (2009 - present; Faculty since 1995)

Leadership

Director, Medical Education & Centre for Education, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2010 - present)

Co-Lead, Faculty & Professional Development, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto (2010 - present)

Director, Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Education, Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2005 - 2010)

Education

Masters of Science in Community Health in Health Practitioner Teacher Education, Dall Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (2010 - 2012)

Education Scholars' Program, Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2008 - 2010)

Teacher Certificate Program, Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2004 - 2006)

Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (1993 - 1994)

Family Medicine Residency, North York General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (1991 - 1993)

Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (1987 - 1991)

Candidate BSc, Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (1984 - 1987)

Key Presentations

  • 9 words you need to know for a more effective presentation
  • Academic Career Development
  • Creating an Effective Academic Dossier
  • Teaching & Assessing Professionalism in Emergency Medicine
  • Interactive Lecturing & Large Group Teaching
  • Teaching on the fly in the Emergency Department
  • Interprofessional Education & Emergency Medicine
  • Mobile Learning for Programs with Field Placements
  • SARS – An Emergency Medicine Perspective
  • Concepts in Atrial fibrillation: Have You Converted Yet?
  • Clearing the C-spine
  • The Red Eye
  • New Trends in ACLS
  • Regional and Local Anesthesia
  • Bleeding Disorders in the Emergency Department
  • Management of Occupational Exposures to Bloodborne Viruses

Awards

Director's Special Award, University of Toronto, Peters-Boyd Academy (2016)

Ivy Oandasan Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership in Advancing Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto, Centre for Interprofessional Education (2015)

Excellence in Faculty Development (Group Award), University of Toronto, DFCM, Professional Development Program (2015)

Special Commendation in Integrated Medical Education for Sustained Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine (2014)

Excellence in Research in Professional Development, University of Toronto, DFCM, Professional Development Program (2014)

Janus Continuing Professional Development Scholarship, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Canada. (2010)

“Dr. Barry Tobe Award” for excellence and innovation in patient care, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2007)

Excellence in Specialty Teaching of Family Medicine Residents Award, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2006)

PGY 1 Teacher of the Year Award, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2001)

Publications

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