|Kim Bellissimo |
VP, People and Organizational Development (Senior Leadership Team Lead)
Kim is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources (HR) and Organizational Development at Osler. These include Talent Management/Development, Succession Planning, Organizational Effectiveness, Leadership Development, Health/Safety/Wellness and Labour Relations.
Kim has a wealth of experience in leadership development, change management and the creation of innovative HR programs/services and believes in a proactive and strategic approach to HR. Kim has an excellent track record of building high performing teams.
|Dr. Faiz Daudi |
Faiz has been with Osler since 1995 as a General Surgeon and Endoscopist and has been Deputy Chief & Chief of Surgery at Osler for 10 years. He has teaching appointments in the Dept. of Surgery at Universities of Toronto & McMaster; he enjoys observing the development of new physicians.
Faiz enjoys practicing in the ethnically diverse GTA and is conversant in French, Italian, Hindi & Urdu. The challenges of such a diverse population has converted Faiz into an advocate for greater cultural sensitivity and understanding of our patients. “Outreach initiatives such as Global Health, enhance our ability to care for our patients in a comprehensive fashion that will have far-reaching tangible consequences for years to come.”
|Dr. Leili Pede |
Leili is a comprehensive family medicine physician who is also active in the ER and practicing Obstetrics, and has been with Osler since 1990. She was a hospitalist for 15 years and she was also the lead physician for the Brampton East Medical Group, where she developed a Diabetes Program for the Central Brampton Family Health Team, that was awarded one of 6 Patients First awards in Canada.
Leili has been awarded the Gerry Cohen Award for ‘Excellence in Teaching in Postgraduate Family Medicine,’ is Chair of Osler's Corporate Credentials Committee, and is a member of Osler’s Physician Wellness Committee and the Global Health Steering Committee. Leili has been to India as a Global Health Ambassador and looks forward to contributing her experiences and expertise to the 2019 Tour.
|Dr. Elizabeth Powell |
Elizabeth has been a part of Osler since 1982 as the first Respirologist after leaving Montreal - McGill and Royal Victoria Hospital. Past experiences include being Head Division of Respirology, Site Chief of Medicine, member CMA Committee on hospitals, board member with CCHSA (now Accreditation Canada), OMA Chair Respirology, co-establishing an Adult Asthma Education Program and COPD Rehab Program and being involved with medevac flights.
Elizabeth presently enjoys her first love - patient care. She practices internal medicine in emergency services and consults on Respirology and critical care.
|Babita Sandhu |
Babita is a Certified Diabetes Nurse Educator since 2006 and has worked with Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational diabetes patients for 16 years. She is currently working in the Centre for Complex Diabetes Centre caring for patients with microvascular and macrovascular complications who struggle to manage their diabetes. She initiated the South Asian Gestational Class in 2008 at Osler, and has been a committee member for the Canadian Diabetes Education Certification Board since 2010 and has just been appointed as a Board member.
As part of the Global Health Team, Babita hopes to share her expertise with the teams in India as well as bring back new tools to assist Osler’s patients. She hopes this experience will broaden her perspective on ‘Living with Diabetes’ so she can better understand her patients at Osler.
|Rashmi Ahuja |
Rashmi is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator working with Complex Medicine Clinic and Diabetes Education Centre. She has extensive experience - over 15 years - providing nutritional care to patients with varied health conditions.
Rashmi provides one on one and group nutritional care/education to patients with health conditions such as diabetes, CHF, CKD, and COPD. Rashmi recently facilitated a ‘Food Skills for Families’ Program for a group of patients with diabetes to promote healthy eating. She received formal ‘Train the Trainer’ training from Diabetes Canada. Rashmi will be an asset to Team India by co-delivering education to clinical staff on nutritional management of diabetes.
|Nancy Wangui |
Nancy, a registered Social Worker with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, been with Osler since 2018. She works with a diverse patient population within the Paediatric Clinic from Gastrointestinal, Neonatal Follow-up, Chest, Nephrology, and Endocrinology to Healthy Lifestyle Programs.
Nancy has extensive education and work experience in supporting children and their families who have emotional and social challenges. She provides counselling, coping strategies and access to community resources.
|Hina Marsonia |
Hina has worked as a clinical pharmacist at Osler for over 18 years in various clinical areas including critical care, coronary care, medicine and, most recently, the Outpatient Complex Medicine Clinic. She has been involved in various committees, projects and initiatives to improve best practice guidelines, patient safety and delivery of pharmacy services.
Hina established the first community pharmacy residency at Osler as a Pharmacy Coordinator and continues to provide preceptorship to pharmacy students and pharmacists. She is committed to life long-learning.
|Ashneet Singh |
Ashneet, Project Manager, has been with Osler for 2.5 years. He is responsible for implementing projects with components of a technology integration and with improvements in clinical workflow.
Ashneet has leveraged his skills and his Masters in eHealth to build stronger stakeholder relationships and thoroughly understand clinical workflow. He is excited to be part of the Global Health tour as the Tour Coordinator.