Posted by Carol Hutchinson on Apr 10, 2019
Guest Speaker: Wednesday Evening President's Cocktails , April 17, 2019
Location:  The National Club, 303 Bay Street, Howland Room
Topic:  The Healthcare System
– Current Problems and Innovative  Solutions.
Host: Dawn-Marie King
 
David Urbach is Chief of Surgery and Director of Perioperative Services at Women’s College Hospital, and Professor of Surgery and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at The University of Toronto.
In addition to being a practicing general surgeon, he is a Senior Fellow at the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV), and Senior Scientist at the Women’s College Hospital Research Institute and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
 
His research focuses on surgery-related health services research. David is especially interested in improving health policy related to surgical services in Canada, particularly access to care and the sustainability and cost of surgery in Canadian hospitals.
 
He has written over 250 peer-reviewed scientific articles, and has lectured around the world.