Sameer Masood

Sameer Masood MD, MPH, FRCPC

Partner

Sameer Masood is a Partner at MDconsultants and co-founded the company in 2009. An academic emergency physician by training, Sameer’s interests include health technology integration into clinical care and quality improvement in emergency medicine. Sameer has been the recipient of several awards, including three research awards by the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians and two innovation awards by the University Health Network. He also has several peer reviewed academic publications to his name.

In addition to his undergraduate studies (HBSc), Sameer completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Specialist training in Emergency Medicine (FRCPC) at the University of Toronto. He completed his Masters in Public Health from Harvard University, where he specialized in quality improvement and clinical effectiveness. He is currently a staff ER physician at the University Health Network, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. As a Clinician in Quality & Innovation, he is actively involved in Quality Improvement work and academic teaching and is also cross appointed to the Toronto General Hospital Research Institute.

Areas of Expertise

  • Quality improvement in healthcare
  • Healthcare start-up consulting
  • Health technology implementation
  • Medico-legal opinions
  • Continuing Medical Education

Education

  • MPH, Harvard University
  • FRCPC, Emergency Medicine, University of Toronto
  • MD, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • HBSc, Human Health & Disease, University of Toronto

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Director of Quality, Safety & Innovation, Emergency Department, University Health Network
  • Virtual Care Lead, Emergency Department, University Health Network
  • Clinician Investigator, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute
  • Emergency Physician, Toronto General & Toronto Western Hospitals, University Health Network
  • Emergency Physician, Humber River Hospital

  • Academic Innovation Grant, University Health Network, 2020 & 2021
  • Choosing Wisely Canada Top Abstract, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, 2021
  • Research Abstract Award, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, 2017

  • Lee, Daniel & Jung, Hyejung & Lou, Wendy & Rauchwerger, David & Chartier, Lucas & Masood, Sameer & Sathiaseelan, Seyon & Taher, Ahmed. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on a Large, Canadian Community Emergency Department. The Western Journal of Emergency Medicine. 22. 10.5811/westjem.2021.1.50123.
  • Kirubarajan, Abirami & Taher, Ahmed & Khan, Shawn & Masood, Sameer. (2020). Artificial intelligence in emergency medicine: A scoping review. Journal of the American College of Emergency Physicians Open. 1. 10.1002/emp2.12277.
  • Masood, Sameer & Chartier, Lucas. (2020). Enhanced virtual care in the emergency department as a strategy to safely manage the COVID-19 surge. CJEM. 22. 1-3. 10.1017/cem.2020.429.
  • Masood, Sameer & Woolner, Victoria & Yoon, Joo & Chartier, Lucas. (2020). Checklist for Head Injury Management Evaluation Study (CHIMES): a quality improvement initiative to reduce imaging utilisation for head injuries in the emergency department. BMJ Open Quality. 9. e000811. 10.1136/bmjoq-2019-000811.

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