EyeCan

EyeCan Season 3, Episode 2 - Fixing Canadian Health Care with guest Dr. Robert Bell

December 06, 2022 Canadian Ophthalmological Society
EyeCan
EyeCan Season 3, Episode 2 - Fixing Canadian Health Care with guest Dr. Robert Bell
Show Notes

On this episode of EyeCan, we are excited to introduce our listeners to Dr. Robert Bell.

Dr. Bell is an internationally recognized Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinician-Scientist and Educator and has chaired expert panels that provided advice on emergency room overcrowding, critical care capacity, vision care and eye surgery, and neurosurgical care in Ontario.

After completing medical school and internship at McGill University in 1976, Dr. Robert Bell started his medical career as a General Practitioner and Emergency Physician practicing in Peterborough and Brampton, Ontario. 

Achieving his FRCSC in 1983, Dr. Bell undertook a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology and Complex Joint Reconstruction at Harvard University and the Massachusetts General Hospital. During his clinical career, Dr. Bell was appointed Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto and published more than 200 peer reviewed articles and achieved more than $5 million in peer reviewed scientific grants. At end of his clinical career, he served nine years as CEO of Canada’s largest research hospital (University Health Network) and four years as Ontario’s deputy minister of health.

With your hosts, Dr. Guillermo Rocha, Dr. Setareh Ziai, Dr. Mona Dagher, and Dr. Hady Saheb.

Written and Directed by Kim Tytler.

Produced by John Allaire of Allaire Strategic Works.

The EyeCan Podcast is made possible by support from Bayer.