Amol Verma is a physician, scientist, and Assistant Professor in General Internal Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and the 2023 Temerty Professor of AI Research and Education in Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a health services researcher, studying and improve hospital care using electronic clinical data. Amol co-founded and co-leads GEMINI, one of Canada’s largest hospital clinical data research networks, which is collecting data from >30 hospitals in Ontario.
Amol completed medical training at the University of Toronto, a Masters degree at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and research fellowships through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Canadian Frailty Network, and the AMS Healthcare AI and Compassion Fellowship. He is a Provincial Clinical Lead for Quality Improvement in General Internal Medicine with Ontario Health and the Vice-Chair of the Researcher Council of the Digital Research Alliance of Canada. He received the 2022 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Early Career Leadership Award and the 2022 Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s early career Trailblazer Award in Population and Public Health Research.
The Canadian COVID-19 Prospective Cohort Study (CANCOV) is a platform observational study that provides a comprehensive evaluation of early to 2-year outcomes in patients with COVID-19 and their family caregivers.