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Joyce Asabere, Assistant Manager, Clinical Resource Team

Meet Osler's 2023 Excellence Value Award winner: Joyce Asabere

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 09:27 AM

Meet Joyce Asabere, Assistant Manager, Clinical Resource Team. She is one of Osler’s six 2023 Values Award winners, receiving the peer-nominated Excellence Award.

We spoke with Joyce to learn more about how she embodies Osler’s Value of Excellence in her daily work.

“Just to help and do good.”

That’s what Joyce Asabere, Assistant Manager, Clinical Resource Team, said when asked about what inspires her to come to work every day.
You don’t need to spend much time with Joyce to know she does, indeed,...

Left to right: David, former Urgent Care Centre patient, and Dr. Tajinder Kaura, Emergency Medicine Physician and Site Chief, Urgent Care Centre

Doctors making a difference: Dr. Tajinder Kaura

Posted on Thursday, February 08, 2024 10:00 AM

This story is part of William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Doctors Making a Difference campaign featuring Osler doctors who are going beyond to improve our community’s health.

From the moment he completed his first rotation in an Emergency Department, Dr. Tajinder (Taj) Kaura knew that working in emergency medicine was his calling. Fast forward 10 years, and the young emergency physician is proud to be leading the exceptional health care team that staffs Osler’s Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Peel...

Osler's doctors are making a difference

Posted on Thursday, February 08, 2024 12:00 AM

Osler’s Doctors Making a Difference campaign features some of our many doctors who go beyond to improve the health of our community.

Each edition of the campaign features a doctor who demonstrates Osler’s Values and provides compassionate, patient-inspired health care every day.

Dr. Tajinder Kaura, Emergency Physician and Site Chief of Peel Memorial's Urgent Care CentreRead moreDr. Farrukh Hussain, Interventional CardiologistRead moreDr. Davinder Wadehra, Medical Director of Renal Program and...

Dr. Farrukh Hussain, Physician Lead, Cardiac Cath Labs

Dr. Hussain’s five tips to heart safety and heart disease prevention

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2024 01:57 PM

Dr. Farrukh Hussain, MD, FRCPC is the Physician Lead for the Cardiac Cath Labs at William Osler Health System (Osler). He completed his medical degree, postgraduate internal medicine and cardiology training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Hussain also completed a clinical fellowship in interventional cardiology at University Health Network’s Toronto General Hospital.

Each year, more than 60,000 Canadians suffer their first heart attack.1 William Osler Health System’s Dr. Hussain shares his...

A patient looks outside a hospital hallway window

Dr. Sayeed's five winter mental health tips

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024 12:16 PM

Dr. Razi Sayeed, MD, DPM, FRCPC, is the Corporate Chief and Medical Director of Mental Health and Addictions at William Osler Health System. He completed his psychiatry residency at the Medical College of Virginia and his Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia. Dr. Sayeed has been an active member in Osler’s Department of Psychiatry since 2009.

About 18 per cent of Canadians will experience some form of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in their...