Lisa (M. Elisabeth) Del GiudiceMD,MSc
Assistant Professor
DFCM

Location

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team
2075 Bayview Ave, Room A112
Toronto
ON, M4N3M5

Research Interests

Health Policy, Health Service Delivery, Palliative Care, Screening, Electronic Medical Records, Administrative Databases, Systematic Reviews, Survey Methods, Cancer Care

Accepting

Other, Summer Students

Doctor of Medicine, 1996-2000, University of Toronto
Master of Science Epidemiology, 1993-1996, University of Toronto, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics
Bachelor of Science, 1989-1993, University of Toronto, Specialist Nutritional Sciences and Major in Philosophy Applied to Life Sciences

2012    Regional Primary Care Cancer Lead – Toronto Central LHIN North
2005    Active Staff, Department Family & Community Medicine (DFCM),  
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 
2003    Assistant Professor, DFCM, University of Toronto

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis:

Research interests involve using administrative data to explore health care utilization across the cancer continuum, surveys of primary care provider practices and attitudes towards cancer-related topics, and systematic reviews to help develop and disseminate guidelines for primary care physicians.

Grants:

Co-investigator role
2016-23 “Reducing the Public Health Burden of Colorectal Cancer (CRC) through policy-relevant research integrated in programmatic screening.” Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Foundation Grant. Baxter NN, Del Giudice L, Dube C, Facey M, Llovet D, Mittmann N, Straus S, Paszat L, Rabeneck L,, Tinmouth J,  Sutradhar  R, Telford J, Barkun A, Armstrong D, Singh H, Brar M, Lansdorp-Vogelaar I, McCurdy B. $2,314,882. (Co-I)


2013-6    “Measuring wait times along the pathways of care in primary care”. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Operating Grant. Jaakkimainen RL, Barnsley J, Bronskill S, Butt DA, Del Giudice LM, Durbin J, Glazier RH, Ivers NM, Tu K, Upshur RE. 448,802 CAD. (Co-I)

2013-5“Breast cancer transition care: A multidisciplinary, interprofessional and virtual follow-up network for cancer survivors” Innovation Fund of the Alternative Funding Plan for the Academic Health Sciences Centres of Ontario.” Del Giudice L ,Trudeau M, Eisen A, Cheung M, Singh S, Smith A, Stewart J, Harth T, Krol H, Leahy A, Weiser K. 100,00 CAD. (Co-PI) 

2012-4 “The cancer survivorship ambulatory clinic: A multi-disciplinary, interprofessional, and virtual follow-up network for cancer survivors.” Innovation Fund of the Alternative Funding Plan for the Academic Health Sciences Centres of Ontario. Cheung M, Singh S, Matyas Y, Del Giudice L, Deol R, Harth T. et al. 99,700 CAD (Co-I)

2012-3    “New Models for Breast Cancer Well Follow-up Care Incentive Funding”. Collaborators: Del Giudice L, Leahey A, Rakovitch E, Trudeau M, Weiser K. 100,00 CAD  (Co-I)

2011-4  “Participation in the ColonCancerCheck Program.” Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (OICR), Cancer Care Ontario. Baxter NN, Bierman A, Del Giudice L, MacKinnon M, Paszat L, Rabeneck L, Sutradhar R, Tinmouth J, Urbach D. 219,842 CAD (Co-I)

2011-3    “Identifying barriers to participation in colorectal cancer screening.” Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute. Baxter NN, Bierman A, Del Giudice L, MacKinnon M, Paszat L, Rabeneck L, Sutradhar R, Tinmouth J, Urbach D. 204,847 CAD. (Co-I)

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Del Giudice ME, Vella ET, Hey A, Simunovic M, Harris W, Levitt C. Guideline for referral of patients with suspected colorectal cancer by family physicians and other primary care providers. Canadian Family Physician. 60(8):717-723, 2014. (PA)

Del Giudice ME, Young SM, Vella ET, Ash M, Bansal P, Robinson A, Skrastins R, Ung Y, Zeldin R, Levitt C. Guideline for referral of patients with suspected lung cancer by family physicians and other primary care providers. Canadian Family Physician. 60(8): 711-716, 2014. (PA)

Del Giudice ME, Vella ET, Hey A, Simunovic M, Harris W, Levitt C. Systematic review of clinical features of suspected colorectal cancer in primary care. Canadian Family Physician. 60(8):e405-15, 2014. (PA)

Del Giudice ME, Young S-M, Vella ET, Ash M, Bansal P, Robinson A, Skrastins R, Ung Y, Zeldin R, Levitt C. Systematic review of guidelines for the management of suspicious lung cancer in primary care. Canadian Family Physician. 60(8): 395-404, 2014. (PA)

Del Giudice ME, Grunfeld E, Harvey BJ, Piliotis E, Verma S. Primary care physicians’ views of routine follow-up of cancer survivors. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27(20):3338-45, 2009. (PA)

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