Dr. Danielle Martin to lead clinical and academic excellence at WCH in new executive role

2019-05-07 10:34:22 AM

Women’s College Hospital Foundation extends its heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Danielle Martin, who has been promoted to the new role of Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Executive at Women’s College Hospital.

Danielle was also recently awarded the prestigious F.N.G. Starr Award from the Canadian Medical Association, the highest award available to a CMA member that recognizes outstanding and inspiring lifetime achievement. Congratulations, Danielle!

Dr-Danielle-Martin_2016-(email).jpgDanielle has been a member of the Women’s College Hospital executive team for the past six years and has practiced as a family physician at the WCH Family Practice Health Centre for 13 years. She is also the co-founder of the Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care, the hospital’s hub of health system thought leadership, innovation and research. In addition to her administrative and clinical duties at WCH, Danielle is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. In her new role as the senior medical leader of Women’s College Hospital, Danielle will build, lead and support the hospital’s team of chiefs and medical leaders to deliver exceptional performance in clinical and scholarly work.

Danielle’s policy, clinical and academic expertise, combined with her commitment to health equity, have made her a highly regarded health system leader well beyond our organization. In addition to being the founder of Canadian Doctors for Medicare, Danielle is a much sought-after expert on health system improvement. She is frequently called upon to provide advice to governments and is also a well-recognized media spokesperson on issues related to health policy and patient care.