INNOVATION FUND The Future of Academic Medicine SHOWCASE 2023 View Innovation Fund Showcase 2019 Awardees View Photos from the Event INNOVATION FUND The Future of Academic Medicine SHOWCASE 2023 View Innovation Fund Showcase 2019 Awardees View Photos from the Event

Jerome Leis, MD, MSc, FRCPC

SPECIALTY AND TITLE

Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATIONS

Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

AREA OF RESEARCH

Dr. Leis is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he leads a research program focused on improving safety of healthcare delivery by lowering the risk of healthcare associated infection.

MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVER

Contributions to health care delivery have included leveraging technology to more reliably measure and improve hand hygiene performance, supporting best practices to prevent outbreaks, promoting use of judicious use of culture specimens and antibiotics, evaluating the impact of different surveillance methods and personal protective equipment, and seeking to improve safety of residents of long-term care and other congregate living settings.

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