Dr. Danielle Martin MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPP

Vice-President Medical Affairs & Health System Solutions & Senior Fellow, WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care

Danielle Martin is a family physician and Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She practices in the Family Practice Health Centre at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) where she is also the Vice-President Medical Affairs & Health System Solutions.

Danielle’s policy expertise and passion for equity have made her a leader in the debate over the future of Canada’s health-care system. She holds a Masters of Public Policy from the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. She has received many honours and awards. Her national bestselling book Better Now: 6 Big Ideas to Improve the Health of all Canadians, was released by Penguin Random House Canada in January 2017.

As a practicing doctor, a hospital administrator, and a policy expert, Danielle offers a unique perspective on health system change. She appears regularly as a medical contributor on CBC television, is a columnist for Châtelaine Magazine and an in-demand speaker on a variety of health and health care topics nationally. For more information about her book and her vision for equity and health system change, visit: www.6bigideas.ca.