Long-term care crisis leadership during COVID-19: an interview with Dr. Allan Grill

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Sabrina Campbell

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Dr. Allan Grill is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Chief of Family Medicine at Markham Stouffville Hospital. He enjoys an active community-based clinical practice as the lead physician at the Markham Family Health Team and works part-time in the Division of Long-Term Care at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. In 2016, Dr. Grill received the Certificate of Added Competence (CAC) credential recognizing enhanced skills in care of the elderly from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. Trough his various primary care leadership roles, he is currently involved in COVID-19 pandemic planning for the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team as well as the Ontario Health Central Region Primary Care Council. Recognizing competency and excellence in physician leadership, Dr. Grill is also a recipient of the Canadian Certified Physician Executive (CCPE) credential from the Canadian Medical Association and the Canadian Society of Physician Leaders.