Dr. Wey Leong, a surgical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, was one of five 2017 Joule Innovation grant recipients. He received a $25,000 grant to develop ReFilx, a biodegradable scaffold to aid in the regeneration of soft tissue which will reduce the rates of re-operation and mastectomy, improving the quality of life for breast cancer surgery patients and reduce the need for further surgeries. The product will solve an unmet clinical need that affects millions of women annually worldwide.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Jack Pacey
Dr. John Pacey was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to further de...
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Meet physician innovator Dr. Linda Lee
Dr. Linda Lee and her initiative, MINT Memory Clinics, are disrupting current care models by providing access to high-quality dementia care within the local family doctor’s office.
Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao
In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.
Meet physician innovator Dr. David Benrimoh
In 2018, Dr. David Benrimoh received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Aifred Health.
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Featuring Joule Innovation grant recipients Dr. Dale Podolsky, Dr. Julielynn Wong, Dr. Jacob Jaremko, Dr. Eitan Prisman and Dr. Wey Leong.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Brian Courtney
In 2018, Dr. Brian Courtney received a Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Conavi Medical, a commercial-stage medical device company.
Meet emerging physician innovator Dr. Nada Gawad
In 2018, resident physician Dr. Nada Gawad received a Joule Innovation grant for her social initiative, the My On Call (MOC) Pager App, which aims to to improve patient safety.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill
In 2018, Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill received a Joule Innovation grant for her initiative, Careteam Technologies, an AI-enhanced digital health platform.
Meet emerging physician innovators Drs. Alex Bilbily and Latif Murji
In 2018, medical residents and innovators Drs. Alex Bilbily and Latif Murji both received Joule Innovation grants for their respective initiatives.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Don Burke
In 2018, Dr. Don Burke received a Joule Innovation grant for Critical Outreach & Diagnostic Intervention (CODI), an on-demand, immediate support service connecting rural physicians and intensivists.
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How virtual care improves access to care
Virtual care technologies promise to help physicians reach rural and remote patients in hard to reach areas.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Dennis DiValentino
In 2017, Dr. Dennis DiValentino received a Joule Innovation grant for his social innovation, Ramcare, to help provide care to marginalized individuals.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Eitan Prisman
Dr. Eitan Prisman was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to develop Virtual Preoperative Reconstruction (ViPRE) Platform.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Jack Pacey
Dr. John Pacey was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to further develop the Pacey Cuff.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Denis Vincent
Dr. Dennis Vincent was one of the 2017 Joule Innovation grant recipients for ezReferral, a program birthed from a mother of three who waited over four months to have surgery.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Doug Kavanagh
In 2016, Joule awarded five inaugural grants including a $50K grant to Dr. Doug Kavanagh for his submission, Ocean Tablet, a patient-centric application.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Dale Podolsky
In 2016, Joule awarded five inaugural grants including a $25K grant to Dr. Dale Podolsky for his submission Simulare Med Corp. which enhances surgical skills using simulators.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Jacob Jaremko
In 2016, Joule awarded our five inaugural grants including a $25K grant to Dr. Jacob Jaremko for his submission CUDL 3D Ultrasound, a portable medical imaging and point of care decision support tool.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Julielynn Wong
In 2016, Joule awarded our five inaugural grants including a $25K grant to Dr. Julielynn Wong for her submission 3D4MD which delivers low cost, on-demand 3D printable medical solutions.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Kamran Khan