David is the Chief, Clinical Quality at Health Quality Ontario. Prior, David held the position of Provincial Primary Care Quality Lead at Health Quality Ontario which he maintains. He is a family physician who practices comprehensive family medicine.
As Chief, Clinical Quality, he provides leadership and oversight to a team of local clinical quality leads and disease-specific clinical quality leads. For example, he chairs the Provincial Quality Implementation Committee that brings together Provincial and Regional Clinical Leads for quality, establishing direction and promoting quality and quality improvement across Ontario. He also assists in developing strategic clinical partnerships in support of Health Quality Ontario’s mandate and supporting the government’s agenda. He also identified opportunities to support a provincial quality agenda with input and participation among a robust provincial network of clinicians.
Additionally, David provides expert clinical leadership to Health Quality Ontario’s focus on primary care quality and quality improvement. He chairs the Primary Care Quality Advisory Committee, a group of experts and leaders in Ontario that advises on the direction of Health Quality Ontario’s primary care strategy. This includes establishing a comprehensive approach to supporting and motivating quality improvement and change management in primary care on a large scale, leveraging existing networks and key foundations already established within the sector.
David was Family Physician-in-Chief (Interim) and Medical Program Director at North York General Hospital from 2006-2008. He has held regional primary care leadership roles in the Central Local Health Integration Network, both as Primary Care Physician LHIN Lead and Primary Care Lead for Diabetes and Chronic Disease Management and Prevention. David holds both a medical degree and a Master’s Degree in Health Policy, Management and Evaluation from the University of Toronto where he is now an Associate Professor.