Dr. Amol Verma
MD, MPhil, FRCPC
My role with the GEMINI team:
I am an internal medicine physician and scientist with a focus on studying and improving hospital care using data from electronic health records. I currently co-lead the COVID-19 Hospital Analytics Laboratory.
My educational background:
After medical school at the University of Toronto, I completed a Masters in Economic and Social History at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, a 1-year interdisciplinary fellowship with the Canadian Frailty Network and a 2-year research fellowship studying big data and advanced analytics in the Clinician Investigator Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
My past experience and accomplishments:
My experiences include serving as an inaugural Provincial Lead for Quality Improvement in General Medicine with Ontario Health and co-leading the Ontario General Medicine Quality Improvement Network. I also co-founded The Rounds Table, a podcast about new research in adult medicine, which has been downloaded more than 350,000 times in over 150 countries.
I feel most inspired when:
I am near the ocean.
A few of my favourite things are:
Chasing my toddler around the house
Cheering for the Raptors and Blue Jays
Singing with the car windows down