Closing the Gap Healthcare welcomes Dr. Jonathan Abrams as a member of its esteemed advisory board. “Providing patients and their families with a peaceful palliation and end of life is a priority,” states Connie Clerici, CEO. “We welcome Dr. Jonathan Abrams and his expertise as we continue on our journey of improving the patient experience.”
Current advisors include: Dr. Samir Sinha, Elinor Caplan, Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Dr. Ross Baker, Tom Closson, Frank Klees, Dr. Thomas McGowan, Faizel Alladina, Lynne Golding, Francesca Grosso, Dianne Carmichael, and Dr. Peter Nord.
About Dr. Jonathan Abrams
Dr. Abrams is a Family Physician doing Home Based Palliative Care through Mount Sinai Hospital’s Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care – he has a BA in Biology from Yeshiva University, and an MPH from Columbia University’s School of Public Health. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto Medical School and then did his Family Medicine Residency at the University of Western Ontario. He then spent two years doing a fellowship on the Pain and Palliative Care Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, before joining the Temmy Latner Centre program. He is also an Assistant Professor, Family and Community Medicine with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
In his spare time he enjoys art and design, and is an avid road cyclist, and has participated in several long distance charity cycling events.
ABOUT CLOSING THE GAP HEALTHCARE
Closing the Gap Healthcare is a fully accredited organization that provides community and clinic-based nursing, support, and rehabilitation services.
With nearly 2,000 staff members, we provide compassionate, high quality care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Their range of professional and support services are available to all age groups across Ontario and Nova Scotia, whenever and wherever they are needed – in homes, schools, workplaces, long-term care homes, hospitals, and clinics.