Dr. R. Sacha Bhatia
R. Sacha Bhatia, MD, Cardiac Imaging Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Incoming Director, Women's College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care
Sacha advises hospitals and other healthcare organizations on various health systems issues, including strategic planning and quality improvement. With significant experience in health policy, he was health and research and innovation policy adviser to the Premier of Ontario from January 2008 to December 2009.
As a health policy researcher, Sacha has published in such peer-reviewed journals as The New England Journal of Medicine and CMAJ and has presented at national and international meetings, including the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Scientific Sessions. He has been invited to speak at conferences held by the Ontario Hospital Association, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), various Local Health Integration Networks, law firms and hospitals.
Sacha sits on the Mission Committee of the Heart and Stroke Foundation and on the Cardiovascular Working Group of the Ontario Health Study. He is also a Research Fellow at Harvard University, where he is currently engaged in medical imaging, health systems and quality-of-care research, and at ICES in Toronto.
Sacha received his medical degree and MBA from McGill University and his Internal Medicine and Cardiology training in Toronto.