Sasha Litwin MB BCh, MDes, FRCPC
Sasha Litwin is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto. She is an attending physician in emergency medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children. Her research uses human-centred design methods to generate novel solutions to challenges in the emergency department experience for children and families. She is obsessed with the intersection of art and science, and how to foster creativity and humanity in healthcare providers.
Sean Park PhD
Sean Park is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Education and Innovation at McMaster University where he teaches design thinking, foresight, creativity, and leadership. Dr. Park is a faculty lead in the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences program, Health Leadership Academy and McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences’ Continuing Professional Development Office. His graduate work in education, curriculum, leadership and the arts informs his pedagogical passion for cultivating empathy, curiosity, creativity and wonder as essential aspects of health, teaching and learning.
Teresa Chan MD, MHPE, FRCPC, DRCPSC
Associate Professor, Medicine
Dr. Teresa Chan is an associate professor at McMaster University. Currently, she is the Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development. She is a nationally-recognized researcher & educator with numerous awards including the 2020 Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year award from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians and the 2021 Royal College Award for Early-Career Leadership in Medical Education. Dr. Chan is the national RCPSC’s Specialty Committee Chair of the Clinician Educator Area of Focused Competency program. She serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals and is the Chief Strategic Officer for the CanadiEM digital community of practice. Dr. Chan has training in user-centred design and is active in developing medical education innovations. She has co-developed and led the evaluation of a serious game about emergency department flow called GridlockED!
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