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Dr. Sacha Bhatia

Dr. Sacha Bhatia

Founding Director

The Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) at Women’s...

Dr. R. Sacha Bhatia is the FM Hill Chair in Health Systems Solutions and the Founding Director of the Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) at Women’s College Hospital. He is the Division Head of Cardiology at Women’s College Hospital and is also a staff cardiologist and UHN and WCH. He is the national evaluation lead of the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign, a scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. He has been published in international peer reviewed journals like the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA Internal Medicine. He has been a commentator on Bloomberg News, CTV News and the CBC, and has been asked to give over 80 presentations internationally, nationally and regionally since 2013.

He is a recipient of the American College of Cardiology’s Young Investigator Award, the American Society of Echocardiography’s Arthur E. Weyman Young Investigator Award, and most recently the Goldie Award for Quality and Innovation at the University of Toronto. He sits on the boards of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and DREAM Global REIT, a publicly traded company listed on the TSX.

Previously he worked as a clinical and research fellow in cardiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University. Dr. Bhatia received his medical degree and MBA at McGill University and his internal medicine and cardiology training in Toronto.

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