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Prof Davy Cheng

Prof. Davy Cheng is the Founding Dean of Medicine & Presidential Chair Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (China). He is appointed as Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Western University (Canada) and Adjunct Professor, University of Toronto (Canada). Prof. Cheng held positions as Acting Dean (Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry), and Chair/Chief (Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine) at Western University; where he also established the Centre for Medical Evidence, Decision Integrity, Clinical Impact (MEDICI), a WHO designated Collaborating Centre in global perioperative surgery and anesthesia care. Prior at University of Toronto, Prof. Cheng was appointed Full Professor and Deputy Chief of Anesthesiology at the Toronto General Hospital; and as Medical Director, Cardiovascular Surgery Program, University Health Network (UHN).

Prof. Cheng is a globally recognized healthcare leader in the forefront of research, clinical practice, and healthcare policy from the frontline to the boardrooms of hospitals and organizations. His pioneer work in fast-track cardiac surgery recovery has become the standard of cardiac surgical recovery practice around the world (citations 6035, h-index 35, i10-index 59). He was inducted as Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (FCAHS) in recognition of his accomplishments in academic health sciences. Prof. Cheng served on Committees at the Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-Term Care. He was designated as CCPE (Canadian Certified Physician Executive) by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and the Canadian Society of Physician Executives (CSPE), and later was honored with the CSPE Excellence in Medical Leadership Award. 


Readiness, Response & Recovery in Future Healthcare System
7 October 2022, 1330 - 1415hrs

Learning Objectives:
1. The Vital Directions for Health & Healthcare
2. Two transected, unprecedented events: impacts of COVID-19 pandemic and AI revolution in health & healthcare
3. Readiness, Response and Recovery in future Healthcare system:
a. Lessons learned of patient safety and healthcare system vulnerability. 
b. Health system transformational opportunities in medical education, research, health systems (public, digital, care models, HR, procurement, etc.).

Suggested References:
1. National Academy of Medicine 2022. Emerging Stronger from COVID-19: Priorities for Health System Transformation. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
2. Dzau VJ, McClellan MB, McGinnis JM, et al. Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: Priorities from a National Academy of Medicine Initiative. JAMA. 2017;317(14):1461–1470. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.1964
3. Chan EYS, Cheng D, Martin J (2021) Impact of COVID-19 on excess mortality, life expectancy, and years of life lost in the United States. PLoS ONE 16(9): e0256835.
4. CCSO Data Analytics 2022.
5. Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for patient safety: a rapid review. Geneva: World Health
Organization; 2022. Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO.
6. The Promise of Digital Health: Then, Now, and the Future. NAM Perspectives.
7. Chang AC. Intelligence-Based Medicine: Principles and Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Human Cognition in Clinical Medicine and Healthcare. Elsevier 2020. ISBN: 978-0-12-823337-5
8. Cheng D, Martin J. Editorial: The real cost of care: focus on value for money rather than price-tags. Can J Anesth 2015; 60(10): 1034-41. 

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