Dr. David M. Kaplan
Dr. David M. Kaplan, MSc, MD, CCFP, Primary Care Physician LHIN Lead
Dr. Kaplan received his MD from the University of Toronto in 2001. Prior to his medical training, he completed his graduate training in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and the Joint Centre for Bioethics in the Faculty of Medicine. After completing his residency in Family & Community Medicine at North York General Hospital (NYGH), he joined the staff of the Department of Family & Community Medicine. He is currently an Associate Professor and a member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics.
Dr. Kaplan was awarded the inaugural Integrated Medical Education Award from the Faculty of Medicine in 2013. He was also awarded the 2013 Innovation Award from the Society of Graduates of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation in recognition of his significant contribution to the fields of health policy and health management.
From 2005-2013, David served as Chair of the Research Ethics Board at NYGH. He was Family Physician-in-Chief (Interim) and Medical Program Director at NYGH from 2006-2008. David is currently the Primary Care Physician LHIN Lead for the Central Local Health Integration Network.
Dr. Kaplan participates in numerous community activities and has served on the Academic Board of the University of Toronto and the Senate of York University. He teaches in the pre-clerkship, clerkship and post-graduate programs in the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Kaplan, and his wife Natalie, are the proud parents of Naomi and Jonathan.