Education (undergrad, grad, post-grad):
Undergraduate: Arts & Science, McMaster University (2004)
Undergraduate: Medicine, McMaster University (2007)
Graduate: Master of Science, History of Medicine, Science and Technology, University of Oxford (2010)
Graduate: Master of Public Health, University of Toronto (2013)
Graduate: Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Toronto (candidate)
Family Medicine Residency: Northern Ontario School of Medicine (2009)
Family Medicine Research Fellowship: Northern Ontario School of Medicine (2010)
Public Health Residency: University of Toronto (2014)
Public Health Interests:
Clinical population medicine: Integration and intersection of public health and clinical practice.
Medical and public health epistemology.
Medical and public health professionalism and ethics.
Global health, humanitarianism, and emergency management.
Community health workers and health promotion.
Rural, Aboriginal, and vulnerable populations.
Aaron Orkin is a Research Scholar in the Division of Clinical Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and St Michael’s Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He is a doctoral candidate in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research at the University of Toronto Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation. His doctoral research is about “hacking” healthcare by equipping and training laypeople to deliver essential health services and interventions in underserved settings in Canada and internationally. He practices emergency medicine at Humber River Regional Hospital.