In 2018, Dr. David Benrimoh received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Aifred Health. Aifred Health seeks to develop a clinical decision aid for physicians that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to aid optimal depression treatment for any given patient. Using deep learning, an AI technique, Aifred Health is training computer algorithms with medical data to produce treatment decision aids that support physicians in prescribing treatments more effectively.
In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category fo...
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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.
In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.
Featuring Joule Innovation grant recipients Dr. Dale Podolsky, Dr. Julielynn Wong, Dr. Jacob Jaremko, Dr. Eitan Prisman and Dr. Wey Leong.
In 2018, Dr. Brian Courtney received a Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Conavi Medical, a commercial-stage medical device company.
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.
In 2018, Dr. Alexandra T. Greenhill received a Joule Innovation grant for her initiative, Careteam Technologies, an AI-enhanced digital health platform.
In 2018, medical residents and innovators Drs. Alex Bilbily and Latif Murji both received Joule Innovation grants for their respective initiatives.
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.
Virtual care technologies promise to help physicians reach rural and remote patients in hard to reach areas.
In 2017, Dr. Dennis DiValentino received a Joule Innovation grant for his social innovation, Ramcare, to help provide care to marginalized individuals.
Dr. Eitan Prisman was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to develop Virtual Preoperative Reconstruction (ViPRE) Platform.
Dr. John Pacey was one of five Joule Innovation grant recipients in 2017. He received a grant to further develop the Pacey Cuff.
Dr. Wey Leong, a surgical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, was one of five 2017 Joule Innovation grant recipients who received a $25,000 grant to develop ReFilx.
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.
In 2016, Joule awarded five inaugural grants including a $50K grant to Dr. Doug Kavanagh for his submission, Ocean Tablet, a patient-centric application.
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.
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.
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.
In 2016, Joule awarded five Innovation grants including a grant to Dr. Kamran Khan for BlueDot and the clinical aid PanMEDIC which helps physicians recognize important global diseases.