Toronto Ottawa Heart Summit - Heart Failure Update

Faculty 2023

Andrew Ha, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Mark Iwanochko, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Lorraine Lipscombe, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Susanna Mak, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Candice K. Silversides, MD, FRCPC
Dinesh Thavendiranathan, MD, MSc, FRCPC

University of Ottawa Faculty

Peter Liu, MD, FRCPC, FACC

Guest Faculty

Krishna Aragam, MD, MS
Harvard Medical School
Kevin Bainey, MD, MSc, FRCPC
University of Alberta
Louis Bherer, PhD
University of Montreal
Robert Bonow, MD
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Javed Butler, MBBS, MPH, MBA
Baylor Scott and White Research Institute, Dallas, TX
Mitchell Elkind, MD, MS, MPhil, FAHA
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Michael E. Farkouh, MD, FRCPC, MSc, FACC, FAHA
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California
Jeff Healey MD, MSc
McMaster University
Shamir Mehtha, MD
McMaster University
Markus Meyer, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Coleen Norris, PhD (Epidemiology), MScN, BScN, RN, FAHA, FCAHS
University of Alberta
Milton Packer, MD
Baylor University Medical Center
Betty Raman, MBBS, DPhil, FESC, FRACPRatika Parkash MD MSc FRCPC
Dalhousie University
Jean-François Tanguay, MD, FRCPC, FCCS, FACC, FAHA, FESC
Université de Montréal
Harriette Van Spall, MD, MSc
McMaster University
Atul Verma, MD, FRCPC
McGill University Health Centre
Matt R. Weir, MD
University of Maryland Medical Center
Joseph Wu, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine

Trainees (2023)

Ismail Raed Raslan, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Varinder Kaur Randhawa, MD, PhD
Rebecca Crosier, MD

Program Directors


Chief Scientific Officer/VP of Research, University of Ottawa Heart Institute
Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa



Peter Munk Chair in Multinational Clinical Trials
Director, Heart and Stroke Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence
Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto



Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Cardiology
University of Alberta and Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute


About us

The Toronto Ottawa Heart Summit has held successful symposia for the last 25 years. Join us at our next event where we will celebrate our 26th anniversary.

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