Dr. Karen Weyman
Dr. Weyman is the Education Lead, a role that provides leadership, strategic advice, and advocacy in supporting Ontario Health-Toronto Region and DFCM education programming. Dr. Weyman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Family Physician-in-Chief of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital. Since joining the St. Michael’s Hospital in 1993, she has been a passionate advocate for underserved populations. From 1993 to 2015, Dr. Weyman was the Medical Director at Covenant House Toronto, the largest youth shelter in Canada. Dr. Weyman has also had a sustained interest in medical education, with a focus on mentorship, creating a positive learning environment and longitudinal learning. She holds a Master of Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, and is a past program director of undergraduate education at St Michael’s Hospital. In addition to her leadership roles, she continues to provide comprehensive primary care, and teach and mentor medical students and residents.