Trained more than 30 clinicians on use of Meditech 6.0 (MT6) electronic medical record, resulting in a decrease in the time needed to make informed clinical decisions from...more 5 minutes to 30-60 seconds per provider. Performed needs assessment of MT6 to determine the needs of different health service providers, modified MT6 information panels to decrease time needed to access health information from minutes to seconds.
Research Analyst + Grant Writing Aide
2010 - 2011 (4 months)
-Won a nationwide grant for epilepsy research to write a position paper showing better epilepsy health care is possible with potential savings for the province, given implementation...more of epilepsy surgery policies -Found that 15% of epilepsy patients account for 50% of total costs of epilepsy, that epilepsy surgery accounts for a $2 mil CAD cost reduction per 100 patients per 35 years, and that only 2% of potential epilepsy surgery candidates actually receive surgery
In conjunction with the Engineering and Finance Departments, I cataloged approximately one-third of the company's on-site physical assets at the Connaught and Sunnybrook campuses....more This included noting location, operational status, maintenance requirements and future intentions for the equipment in question.
I am developing professionally to become a leader in the implementation of new, beneficial technologies in health care, such as telemedicine services and electronic medical records. I want to innovate boldly in the Canadian healthcare system.
•University of Waterloo President’s Scholarship Recipient (2007)
•Deans Honour Roll (2007)
•Canadian Merit Scholarship Regional Semi-Finalist (2007)
•Millennium Scholarship, Local Excellence Award (2007)
•National Book Award Recipient (2007)
•York Region’s Director of Achievement Award (2007)
•Queen Elizabeth II Aiming for the Top Scholarship (2007)
•Arbor Scholarship Semi-Finalist (2007)
•OBCL Epilepsy Scholarship Recipient (2007)
•Emily Carr Secondary School Totem Award Recipient (2007)
•Emily Carr Secondary School Honour Roll (2003-2007)
•La Rocca Bursary Recipient (2007)
•RCC Institute of Technology Award (2007)
•Wendy’s Classic Achiever Award (2007)
•CAYRE Award for Outstanding Community Service (2005)