Dr. Fahad Razak receives Dean’s Emerging Leader Award
Dr. Razak is an internist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, and assistant professor in U of T’s Department of Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. He is co-founder of the General Medicine Inpatient Initiative (GEMINI), a “big data” network that extracts and harmonizes information across seven Toronto hospitals with the aim of improving the care of patients admitted to general medicine. He has developed partnerships across Ontario with plans to expand GEMINI province-wide. Dr. Razak has led research in the fields of population health, global health and on general medical inpatients. He is co-founder of The Rounds Table, a free educational podcast focused on new research in medicine, which has been downloaded more than 200,000 times in 100 countries.
The Emerging Leader Award is presented to a Faculty of Medicine graduate who is early in their career and has demonstrated outstanding service to the Faculty, their local medical or healthcare community, or a scientific or academic achievement.
Dean Trevor Young will be presenting the 2018 Dean’s Alumni Awards at U of T’s Alumni Reunion on June 1.