New Faculty

Orientation Day for New Faculty

2022 Orientation Day
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Time: TBA
Location: TBA 

The Department of Medicine Orientation Day for New Faculty is mandatory for all new full-time faculty.

2021 New Faculty Orientation Presentation

New Faculty Members, June 2021 to May 2022

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CARDIOLOGY

June 2021

Lecturer Mia Bertic Trillium - Queensway Health Centre Adjunct

July 2021

Lecturer Christopher Morgan Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher
Lecturer Moshe Weinstock Office-Based Physician Adjunct

August 2021

Assistant Professor Earl Nussbaum Office-Based Physician Adjunct
Associate Professor George Vertes The Scarborough Hospital Adjunct

October 2021

Assistant Professor Karen Konieczny Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Lecturer Tahseen Rahman Trillium Health Partners Adjunct
Lecturer Ram Vijayaraghavan Scarborough Health Network Adjunct

January 2022

Lecturer Cameron Gilbert UHN – Toronto General Hospital Clinician teacher

April 2022

Assistant Professor Danielle Massarella UHN – Toronto General Hospital Clinician teacher
Lecturer Tasnim Vira Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

CRITICAL CARE

June 2021

Lecturer Kevin Daniel Shore The Scarborough Hospital Adjunct

July 2021

Lecturer Ariel Bay The Scarborough Hospital Adjunct
Assistant Professor Michael Hickey Unity Health - St. Joseph's Health Centre Clinician Teacher

April 1, 2022

Assistant Professor Jenna Spring Mt. Sinai Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation

DERMATOLOGY

June 2021

Assistant Professor Jaclyn Linzon-Smith Women's College Hospital Adjunct
Assistant Professor Maxwell Sauder UHN - Toronto Western Hospital Adjunct

July 2021

Lecturer Kucy Pon Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher

August 2021

Lecturer Kathleen Katipunan Royal Victoria Hospital Adjunct

January 2022

Lecturer Jennifer Tran Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

April 2022

Assistant Professor Kendall Billick UHN - Toronto Western Hospital Clinician Teacher

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

June 2021

Assistant Professor Melissa Anne Chacko Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher

July 2021

Assistant Professor Justin Hall Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Assistant Professor Sarah Silbertus Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher
Associate Professor Candace McNaughton Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Scientist
Assistant Professor Richard Verbeek Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher

October 2021

Lecturer David Kodama Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Assistant Professor Shaun Mehta Unity Health Toronto - St.Michael's Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Assistant Professor Taryn Lloyd Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Lecturer Kristen Weersink Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Lecturer Qamar Amin William Osler Health Systems Adjunct

December 2021

Lecturer Michael Wong Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre Adjunct

ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM

July 2021

Assistant Professor Omar Saeed Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher

August 2021

Assistant Professor Lisa Alexander Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher

January 2022

Lecturer Judy Qiang Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

March 2022

Assistant Professor Calvin Ke UHN – Toronto General Hospital Clinician Scientist

GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY

June 2021

Lecturer Brian Chan The Scarborough Hospital Adjunct

March 2022

Lecturer Arif Yusuf Trillium Health Partners Adjunct

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

July 2021

Lecturer Yayi Huang Sinai Health System - Mount Sinai Hospital Clinician Teacher
Assistant Professor Alison Lai UHN - Toronto Western Hospital Clinician Teacher
Lecturer Ariel Lefkowitz Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher
Lecturer Kieran Quinn Sinai Health System - Mount Sinai Hospital Clinician Scientist
Lecturer Shazia Samanani UHN - Toronto General Hospital Adjunct

August 2021

Lecturer Dory Abosh Unity HealthToronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Teacher
Assistant Professor Marissa Hang UHN - Toronto General Hospital Adjunct
Assistant Professor Victoria Yang Yang Xu Baycrest Adjunct
Assistant Professor Sherif Youssef Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

September 2021

Lecturer Dhruv Nayyar Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation

November 2021

Lecturer Florence Morriello Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct
Lecturer Nazia Sharfuddin Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

December 2021

Lecturer Anna Goulding University Health Network Adjunct

January 2022

Lecturer Kulraj Singh Trillium Health Partners Clinician in Quality & Innovation

March 2022

Lecturer Impreet Gill Trillium Health Partners Adjunct

May 2022

Lecturer Maryan Graiss Trillium Health partners Clinician Teacher

GERIATRIC MEDICINE

June 2021

Lecturer Asenath Steiman UHN - Toronto General Hospital Clinician Teacher

January 2022

Lecturer Kristine Kim UHN - Toronto General Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Lecturer Carla Rosario Baycrest Adjunct

February 2022

Assistant Professor Lindy Romanovsky Sinai health System – Mt Sinai Hospital Clinician in Quality & Innovation

March 2022

Lecturer Katrina Piggott Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct

HEMATOLOGY

August 2021

Lecturer Richard Wells Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Adjunct

September 2021

Assistant Professor Chloe Yang UHN - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Assistant Professor Ram Vasudevan Nampoothiri University Health Network Clinician Investigator

December 2021

Lecturer Marta Davidson University Health Network Adjunct

January 2022

Assistant Professor Guillaume Richard-Carpentier UHN – Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Clinician Investigator

April 1, 2022

Lecturer Ronald Yan St. Michael’s Hospital Adjunct
Lecturer Eman Mansory St. Michael’s Hospital Adjunct

May 1, 2022

Lecturer Michael Scott St. Michael’s Hospital Adjunct

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

June 2021

Lecturer Philip Dwek Lakeridge Health Network Adjunct

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

July 2021

Assistant Professor Michelle B. Nadler UHN - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Clinician in Quality & Innovation
Assistant Professor Kristin Perdrizet Willian Osler Health Centre - Brampton Hospital Clinician Investigator
Assistant Professor Sheron Perera Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Investigator

October 2021

Assistant Professor Neda Stjepanovic Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Clinician Investigator

January 2022

Assistant Professor Geoffrey Watson Sinai Health System - Mount Sinai Hospital Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Assistant Professor Shaan Dudani William Osler Health System - Brampton Civic Hospital Clinician Investigator

February 2022

Assistant Professor Gita Bhat UHN - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Clinician Teacher

NEPHROLOGY

May 2021

Assistant Professor Asad Merchant University Health Network Clinician-teacher

September 2020

Assistant Professor Nausheen Siddiqui Michael Garron Hospital Adjunct

January 2022

Assistant Professor Tushar Malavade UHN – Toronto General Hospital Clinician Teacher

NEUROLOGY

June 2021

Lecturer Koorosh Skirkool UHN - Toronto Western Hospital Adjunct

July 2021

Lecturer Jerry Yeou-Wei Chen North York General Hospital Adjunct

October 2021

Associate Professor Jeffrey Jirsch Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Professor Martin Ingelsson University Health Network Clinician Scientist

December 2021

Assistant Professor Christine Hawkes Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician Teacher

April 2022

Assistant Professor Matthew Lincoln Unity Health – St. Michael’s Hospital Clinician Scientist

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE

July 2021

Lecturer Joyce Zhang Office-Based Physician Adjunct

PALLIATIVE MEDICINE

November 2021

Lecturer Meera Dalal-Burns Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Adjunct
Lecturer Jeonga Gim University Health Network Adjunct
Assistant Professor Kayla Wolofsky University Health Network Clinician Teacher

PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION

June 2021

Assistant Profesor Tri Nguyen Unity Health Toronto - Providence Adjunct

July 2021

Lecturer Matthew Godleski Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Clinician in Quality & Innovation

August 2021

Assistant Professor Rebecca Titman Sinai HealthSystem - Bridgepoint Clinician Teacher

December 2021

Lecturer Alice Kam UHN - Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Clinician Teacher

RESPIROLOGY

July 2021

Lecturer Masoud Mahdavian Victoria Hospital Adjunct

May 2022

Lecturer Simon Landman Trillium Health Partners Adjunct

RHEUMATOLOGY

August 2021

Assistant Professor Sahil Koppikar Women's College Hospital Clinician Teacher

November 2021

Lecturer Richard Tse Southlake Regional Health Centre Adjunct
Lecturer Jason An Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's Hospital Adjunct
Lecturer Maysam Khalfan Trillium Health Partners Adjunct

March 2022

Lecturer Ambika Gupta Trillium Health Partners Clinician Teacher