Kirsten Wentlandt

Dr. Kirsten Wentlandt

Dr. Kirsten Wentlandt is the W. Gifford-Jones Professor in Pain Control and Palliative Care, and the Head of the Division of Palliative Care at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM). As the W. Gifford-Jones Professor, she will lead a community of learners, teachers, innovators, researchers, and practitioners to improve the quality of palliative and end-of-life care for patients and their families through education, research, quality improvement, and knowledge translation.

Dr. Wentlandt is also an Associate Professor at DFCM and a family physician practicing as part of UHN’s palliative care team. She was also recently the Research Lead for the Division of Palliative Care at DFCM and a Regional Palliative Care Lead at the Toronto Central LHIN and Cancer Care Ontario.