Doug Kavanagh is a Toronto-based family physician who specializes in electronic medical records development and knowledge translation. He is the author and former chief architect of TELUS PS Suite, Canada’s leading electronic medical records system. Doug has also created many clinical decision support systems deployed across the country, including Ontario’s first ePrescribing network for the Georgian Bay Family Health Team.
Doug has over fifteen years’ experience working with physicians and allied health professionals to improve their healthcare IT in a variety of clinical settings. He graduated at the top of his software engineering class at the University of Waterloo in 2006, received his medical doctorate from the University of Toronto in 2011 and now works as a community family physician and clinical instructor within the North York Family Health Team.