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Amir is a well-respected educator in the quality improvement and patient safety field.  He is a frequent speaker for the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the University of Toronto.  Amir is a specialist in internal medicine and Trillium Health Partners' Chief of Quality and Medical Director of Medical Administration.  He has led improvement efforts in critical incident management, interprofessional communication, avoidable hospitalization and the use of standardized order sets in clinical care.  He has participated in cross-sectoral improvement initiatives in primary, community, and long term care.  Amir served as the inaugural Medical Lead for Health System Funding Reform at the Mississauga-Halton LHIN and is currently their Clinical Quality Lead in partnership with Health Quality Ontario.  He is a Master Facilitator for the Patient Safety Education Program Canada, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto's Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation.  Amir has worked with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada to develop curricula for faculty development in quality improvement and patient safety and also participated in the 2015 redesign of the CanMEDS framework.  In 2013, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute honoured Amir by including him in a select group of influencers of patient safety in Canada.

  • Chief of Quality and Medical Director, Medical Administration at Trillium Health Partners

  • Clinical Quality Lead at the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network and Health Quality Ontario

  • Master Facilitator for CPSI's Patient Safety Education Program Canada

  • Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto


Contact:

nicole.vento@trilliumhealthpartners.ca