The Department of Surgery's formal Quality & Best Practices (QBP) program is lead by Dr. Robin McLeod, Vice Chair of Quality & Best Practices at the University of Toronto and Vice President of Clinical Programs & Quality Initiatives at Cancer Care Ontario.
An official planning committee consists of all Division Chairs within the Department of Surgery, and 1-2 representatives from each Division who have established career pathways in the field of surgical Quality Improvement.
Cardiac Surgery: Glen Van Arsdell, Chris Feindel, Ed Hickey
General Surgery: Tim Jackson, David Urbach
Neurosurgery: Michael Cusimano
Orthopaedic Surgery: Hans Kreder
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: Karen Wong, John Semple
Thoracic Surgery: Najib Safieddine
Urology: Tony Finelli
Vascular Surgery: Joe Pappia, Graham Roche-Nagle