August 11, 2022
Chaim Bell is the Physician-in-Chief at Sinai Health. He is a hospital-based general internist at Sinai Health and Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Dr. Bell is an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (IC/ES) in Ontario and a Core Member of the University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety. He is also a member of Cancer Quality Council of Ontario, an expert in the areas of health systems policy and administration, performance measurement, and health services research. Dr Bell was a member of the Pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review. He has sat on multiple expert advisory panels for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. He was also medical consultant to the Policy and Innovation Branch of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.
Dr. Bell received his medical degree from the University of Toronto and completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine and Clinical Investigation at the University of Toronto. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and then received his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Bell’s research focuses on patient safety and the quality of patient care in hospitals as well as the transition from hospitals to the community. For the past 10 years he has been the Research Director for the Mount Sinai Hospital-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.