Dr. Patel has been actively practising psychiatry for 13 years in diverse hospital and community healthcare sectors.
He brings significant healthcare system experience having worked with Canada Border Services Agency, as a coroner for the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, and as a clinical supervisor with the Canadian Mental Health Association. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, and a former adjudicator for the Consent and Capacity Board of Ontario. He has extensive experience in legal, business, investment management, healthcare and artificial intelligence sectors. Dr. Patel’s leadership and governance activities include medical administration, government relations, patient safety and advocacy, medical regulation, as well as program development and innovation.
The Nominating Committee values Dr. Patel’s healthcare system experience, leadership roles, as well as his business and governance acumen within the profit- and non-profit sectors.