Alumni

Dr. Brett Belchetz is the co-founder and CEO of Maple, a platform that connects patients with doctors for virtual health care. He is also a practicing emergency room physician at Scarborough Health Network. We asked him about what drew him to medicine, his unique path in health care and business and his rapidly expanding app.

The very first graduate of the Department of Medicine’s Eliot Philipson Clinician-Scientist Training Program, Dr. Chung-Wai Chow, explores how environmental air pollution affects cardiorespiratory health. We asked about her innovative approaches to studying respiratory illness, her recent findings and her advocacy to enhance lung disease intervention in Ontario.

UofTMed alum Howard Petroff serves as assistant medical director for the Toronto Raptors basketball team. We asked him about his experiences in family and emergency medicine, his work with the Raptors and the challenges of working with high-performance athletes.

Newly-appointed president and CEO of Women's College Hospital (WCH), Heather McPherson speaks about her plans as CEO, her background in occupational therapy at U of T and the advice she would give to students interested in management roles.

Jan
29 – 31
Global Health Primer: Applying Global Lessons to Enhance Local Practice
Course | 9:00am–5:00pm
Jan 30 Global Health Resident Research Showcase
Research Day | 6:00pm–9:00pm
Feb 1 Trauma-Informed Care and Advances in Refugee Healthcare
Symposium | 8:00am–2:00pm
Feb 5 WebPac Training
Workshop/Seminar | 3:00pm–5:00pm
Feb
6 – 8
Coming Together to Co-create Health Equity – an Indigenous Community Health and Research Conference
Conference | 7:15am–4:30pm
Feb 23 Annual Update in Emergency Medicine
Conference | 7:00am–4:00pm
Feb 29 Black Physicians' Association of Ontario Annual Health Symposium
Symposium | 8:00am–4:00pm

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