Kathryn Parker, PhD

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Kathryn received her PhD in program evaluation from the University of Toronto in 2006. Kathryn has presented her work at various national and international conferences and has applied her program evaluation skills when working with numerous academic/clinical groups to facilitate and direct program evaluation efforts. Her collaborative work moving educational innovations forward within academic health science centres have garnered numerous awards, including the Larry Chester Award for Excellence in Strategic Leadership from the University of Toronto in 2013, the Sherman Award of Excellence in Patient Engagement in 2017 and the 2018 Award of Excellence in Organizational Leadership from the Canadian Association of Pediatric Healthcare Centres. She is an Associate Professor with the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto and was also the recipient of the 2013 AMS Phoenix Fellowship. She served as the Senior Director of Academic Affairs at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and is currently the Associate Director, Transformative Change with the Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare and Education.  

Outside of her professional life, Kathryn can be found teaching sea kayaking skills to fellow kayak enthusiasts or spending quality time with her daughter Rachel.

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Associate Director, Centre for Advancing Collaborative Healthcare and Education
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto