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Dr. Adam Kassam

Dr. Adam Kassam is President-Elect of the OMA and a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician dedicated to sharing his knowledge with the medical community and the public.

Born and raised in Toronto, Dr. Adam Kassam is passionate about improving his patients’ quality of life by helping them functionally recover from injuries affecting muscles, bones and nerves. Dr. Kassam is a board-certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation and a clinical associate at Sinai Health and Runnymede Healthcare Centre. Dr. Kassam has an undergraduate degree in biology from Cornell University, an MD from Dartmouth Medical School, and a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University.

Dr. Adam Kassam is President-Elect of the OMA and is dedicated to sharing his knowledge about public health, diversity and equity, and research and education with the medical community and the public. Dr. Kassam has written for CNN, The Atlantic, CBC and The Globe and Mail and has appeared on CTV, TVO, CPAC and Global News.

Dr. Kassam lives in Toronto with his wife, family physician Dr. Naila Kassam, and their blind rescue dog Freddy. He also enjoys playing golf and spending time with family.

Speaking topics

Areas of care/specialties

Social issues

Health-care system

Specialty

Physical medicine

Rehabilitation

Location

Toronto

Online

Languages spoken

English

Presentation titles

Improving diversity, equity and inclusion in the health-care sector
Leveraging the skill of health-care providers to improve civil society
Collaboration, courage and compassion: key principles in health-care improvement

Dr. Adam Kassam