Inspiring conversations with Osler leaders and physicians

We have developed our online ‘speaker’s bureau’ to help make it easier to connect with Osler leaders and physicians. For more information about these individuals, and to book a speaker and/or request a spokesperson for a media interview, please contact Cara Francis, Regional Director of Public Relations, at 

Senior and medical leaders




 Dr. Paula Chidwick

 Director, Research and Corporate Ethics

 Ethics, bioethics, clinical ethics, research ethics

 Jane deLacy

 Executive Director, Clinical Programs

 Clinical program leadership including surgical and ambulatory services, women’s and children’s, cardiovascular, critical care and emergency department care

 Kiki Ferrari

 Interim Executive Vice President, Clinical Services

 Clinical services leadership including emergency, critical care, access and flow, and geriatric emergency management

 Ann Ford

 Joint Vice President Facilities and Redevelopment

 Hospital redevelopment projects, facility support services, project management

 Gurwinder Gill

 Director, Diversity Services

 Diversity, equity and cultural competency, cross-cultural communication, volunteer resources

 Dr. Ron Heslegrave

 Chief of Research

 Clinical research, research ethics

 Ken Mayhew

 President and CEO, William Osler Health System Foundation

 Fundraising and fund development, foundation marketing and communications, fundraising costs, trends and evaluation

 Dr. Frank Martino, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP

 Chief of Staff

 Family medicine, physician leadership, primary care engagement and integration, medical practice guidelines implementation, family medicine teaching 

 Dr. Naveed Mohammad

 Executive Vice President Quality, Medical and Academic Affairs

 Physician leadership, research, emergency medicine, quality improvement

Physician speakers




 Dr. Sergio Borgia, MSc MD FRCPC

Medical Director and Division Head of the Infectious Diseases Program

Hepatitis, Tuberculosis

 Dr. Sandra Donnelly, MDCM MSc FRCPC

 Corporate Chief of Medicine

 Nephrology, internal medicine, epidemiology, biostatistics, integrative biology and physiology

 Dr. Varun Kapila, MD FRCSC RPVI

 Chief of Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery, Endovascular surgey, Arterial diseases, Wound care, Vascular Medical Risk Reduction and Prevention, Vascular ultrasound, Novel strategies for limb salvage

 Dr. David Kelton, MD, RPVI, FRCP(C)

Vascular Interventional Radiology

Peripheral vascular disease and endovascular intervention, Critical-limb ischemia, Amputation Prevention, Vein Intervention for severe vein disease and post-thrombotic syndrome

 Dr. Vincent Maida, MD, MSc, BSc, CCFP, FCFP, ABHPM

 Palliative Medicine Consultant, subspecialty in wound management

 Palliative medicine, wound management, patient safety and quality improvement, pain and symptom management, medical education

 Dr. Dominic L. Raco, MD FRCPC FACC

 Corporate Chief and Medical Director of Cardiovascular Health System

 General and interventional cardiology, cardiovascular health, internal medicine, medical education

 Dr. Catherine Beauchemin, PHD, BSc

Associate Professor, Physics

Bird flu, Drug resistance, Flu, Influenza, Mathematical models of how viruses spread, Self-organizing systems modelling, Tamiflu

 Dr. Parneet Cheema, Mbiotech MD FRCPC

 Medical Oncologist, Lung/Melanoma, Clinical Trials Lead

Lung Cancer, Immunotherapy for cancer, Melanoma, Clinical trials, Education

 Dr. Naheed Dosani, MD CCFP BSc

Palliative Care Physician, Division of Supportive & Palliative Care

Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine, Primary Care & Homeless Health, Social Determinants of Health

 Dr. Sudip Kumar Saha, MBBS, MRCP, FRCP, CCST

Medical Director and Division Chief, Seniors Systems
Senior Medical Director, Long Term Care

Geriatrician, Dimentia, Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), Parkinsons, Continence in elderly

 Dr. Shy Amlani, MD MSc HRM


Interventional Cardiology, General Cardiology, Health Research Methodology, Clinical Epidemiology, Health Technology Assessment

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