Ep. 2: From Bedside to Systems

The Lift

Aug 30 2023 • 36 mins

In this episode Dr. Kali Barrett, a Critical Care Physician at Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network and a public policy expert gives a moving account of providing bedside care to critically ill COVID patients and an inside look at the Ontario COVID-19 Advisory Table where she was an Assistant Scientific Director contributing to the table's health systems capacities modelling.  Kali shares these compelling experiences, which led her to reflect on life and death and helped her recognize the centrality of family in her own life.

More About Kali

Kali studied medicine at Western University, and completed her specialty training at Temerty Medicine, University of Toronto. She has a Master's Degree in Health Policy, Planning and Finance from the London School of Economics, is completing a second master’s degree in the area of health technology and sits on the Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee.

Watch Kali speak on CTV News about the COVID-19 pandemic here:

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2172760&jwsource=cl

About Our Host

Dr. Mary Elliott is a Psychiatrist, Psychotherapist, and Mindfulness Teacher at Princess Margaret Cancer Center, University Health Network.

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