Dr. Adam Kassam

Dr. Adam Kassam is Founding Executive Director of Health Innovation & Strategy at Toronto Metropolitan University. He is also the immediate Past President of the Ontario Medical Association, having served as the youngest in the association’s history while leading the profession during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Kassam maintains an active clinical practice focused on musculoskeletal and neurological rehabilitation, where he helps to manage and treat a number of conditions including stroke, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and amputations among others. He has been published in peer-review scientific journals and popular press, including in outlets such as CNN, The Atlantic, CBC and the Globe and Mail. He also routinely appears on TV and radio including on CTV, CP24, CBC, TVO, CPAC and Global News.

He has previously held advisory board positions with the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada Young Leaders and the Medical Post.

Dr. Kassam completed his undergraduate biology degree at Cornell University and earned an MD from Dartmouth Medical School. He also graduated with a Master’s degree in Public Health from Columbia University. He completed his Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency at Western University where he served as chief resident. He has been on faculty in the department of Medicine at the University of Toronto has won numerous nationally for his clinical, research and policy leadership.