Alumni

J.J. David Ho, BSc’06, PhD’13 is a CIHR funded post-doctoral fellow at the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Ho studies how cells survive without oxygen and in April 2016, he created a video describing what his findings could mean for fighting complex diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, and critical care research.

Dr. Brian Goldman, MD ’80, PGME'82, is a longtime emergency room specialist at Mount Sinai hospital, a medical journalist, writer and broadcaster. His 2014 book, The Secret Language of Doctors, interprets some of the invented “slang” doctors use amongst their peers in hospitals across North America. He is also the host of CBC’s White Coat, Black Art—a radio show that demystifies the medical profession. You can learn more by going to his website, www.doctorbriangoldman.com.

Dr. Bernard Langer, MD ‘56, is a former Chair of the Department of Surgery and one of the early experts in liver surgery. One of Dr. Langer’s many contributions is the creation of the Surgeon-Scientist Training Program, which provides research training for surgical residents interested in careers in academic medicine and fosters the development of surgical specialties. The Dr. Bernard and Ryna Langer Chair in General Surgery at U of T is an endowed fund honouring the retired professor and his wife.

Dr. Martin Schreiber, MD’87, PGME’94, MMedEd'96 - is known for his work as a clinician, administrator, educator, and scholar.  Recognized widely for his teaching style, Martin has won over 40 teaching awards including most recently the 3M National Teaching Fellowship in February 2016, Canada's most prestigious University-level teaching award, highlighting excellence in educational leadership and teaching.

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