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. David Borts

Interim Chief of Staff

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

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

Executive Vice President, Clinical Operations

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

Ann Ford

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

Interim Executive Vice President Quality, Medical and Academic Affairs

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

Dr. Naveed Mohammad

President and CEO, William Osler Health System

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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