Apr 2, 2024

Dr. Michelle Sholzberg appointed Division Director – Hematology

Dr. Michelle Sholzberg standing with arms crossed smiling in a lab

The Department of Medicine is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Michelle Sholzberg as Division Director – Hematology beginning on July 1, 2024. 

Dr. Sholzberg received her Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery (MDCM) and residency training in Internal Medicine at McGill University, completed additional postgraduate training in Hematology at the University of Toronto and a research hemostasis fellowship in Toronto and internationally. Dr. Sholzberg has a Master of Science from the University of Toronto in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, and was awarded the Claire Bombardier award for career promise as a scientist.

She is a clinician-scientist with a focus on coagulation and correctable anemia, as well as the Division Head of Hematology-Oncology and the Medical Director of the Coagulation Laboratory at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is also the Director of the Hematology-Oncology Clinical Research Group and Co-director of the Hematology-Immunology Translational Research Theme of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. Currently, she is involved in the study of prediction tools for perioperative and traumatic bleeding, the intersection of women’s health and bleeding disorders, treatments for iron deficiency anemia, and new treatments for immune thrombocytopenia.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sholzberg on her appointment and thanking Dr. Isaac Odame for his steadfast leadership in this role over the last ten years.