Department of Medicine

Emergency Medicine: New Assistant Program Director FRCP

Jan 17, 2019
Sawan Tate

It is our pleasure to welcome Dr. Kaif Pardhan to the Division of Emergency Medicine  in his new role as Assistant Program Director.

Dr. Pardhan will assume the role of APD beginning February 1, 2019.

Kaif Pardhan Photo.jpgDr. Kaif Pardhan is currently a staff emergency physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and a Lecturer in the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. In addition, Dr. Pardhan is a staff emergency physician in the Pediatric Emergency Department at the McMaster Children’s Hospital. He holds an Assistant Clinical Professor appointment at McMaster University in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Pardhan completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Toronto and is currently pursuing a Masters of Medical Education through the University of Dundee.

Dr. Pardhan's academic and scholarly focus is on medical education and education policy. He is particularly interested in the assessment of trainees and supervisors, physician leadership and transition to practice. His current research projects include examining supervision and assessment in the transition to practice, tools to increase the number of evaluations received by clinical faculty members from trainees, and how stringent versus lenient feedback impacts learning. Dr. Pardhan participates in several committees including the University of Toronto Emergency Medicine Residency Exam Committee, the Fellowship Affairs Committee at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), the RCPSC Council and the Executive Committee of Council at the RCPSC. In addition, he is a member of the Expert Working Group and the National Advisory Committee for the National Fatigue Risk Management project.

Dr. Pardhan plans to use his interest in education research to explore the impacts of policy on the teaching and learning environment and work to improve the experience of trainees and supervisors.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Pardhan!


We would also like to acknowledge all of the incredible applicants who expressed interest in the role.
Thank you!