Dr. Chaim Bell, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr. Chaim Bell, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Research Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Sinai Health System

Physician-in-Chief
Mount Sinai Hospital
Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
University of Toronto
chaim.bell@sinaihealthsystem.ca
T:  416-586-4800 x 2583

Dr. Bell is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.  He is a hospital-based general internist at Mount Sinai Hospital.  He is also an adjunct scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) in Ontario and a Core Member of the University of Toronto Centre for Patient Safety.  He sits on multiple Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care expert advisory panels. Dr. Bell's research focuses on patient safety and the quality of patient care in hospitals.  For the past three years, he has been the Research Director for the Mount Sinai Hospital-University Health Network Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

Dr. Bell received his MD from the University of Toronto and completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine and Clinical Investigation at the University of Toronto.  He was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health and then received his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Services Research from the University of Toronto.  Dr. Bell holds a joint Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Canadian Patient Safety Institute Chair in Patient Safety and Continuity of Care.