Gelareh Zadeh becomes first female Chair of the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto

Dr. Gelareh Zadeh, PGME ’96, PhD ‘07 has been appointed to the position of the Dan Family Chair in the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, to follow Dr. Andres Lozano who will have completed his 10-year term September 2020.
Aug 25 / 2020

Bleeding Blue: Reflections on My Time at U of T

I was fortunate to be exposed to some of the world’s best cardiologists and cardiac surgeons at a very formative stage of my career. There is no question that these early experiences shaped my career as an academic cardiac surgeon.
Aug 24 / 2020

Committed to Equity and Social Justice

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. However, it’s been with us long enough to clearly expose fault lines, inequities and deficiencies in virtually every sector of society. As a result, many have concluded there is a need for a “new normal” rather than a return to the status quo. But what should that new normal look like? What lessons have we learned – or should we have learned – from the pandemic?
Aug 21 / 2020

Shaf Keshavjee Wins Governor General's Innovation Award

Department of Surgery Vice-Chair of Innovation Wins Governor General’s Innovation Award Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, MD ’85, MSc ’90, PGME ’93 (Surgery) received the fifth annual Governor General’s Innovation Award for developing a system to recondition and repair injured donor lungs.
Aug 21 / 2020