Medical Director, Cardiac Transplantation
University of Toronto
Toronto General Hospital
After completing his undergraduate studies in Life Sciences at Queen’s University, Dr. Michael McDonald obtained his medical degree at the University of Ottawa. He subsequently completed internal medicine and cardiology training at the University of Alberta, followed by subspecialty fellowship training in advanced heart failure/transplantation and in implantable device therapy at the UHN Multi Organ Transplant Program, the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto.
Dr. McDonald is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Cardiology at the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Hospital, where his clinical focus is the management of patients with advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation and implantable device therapy. He has received a number of teaching awards and citations, and in 2015 was the recipient of the Anderson Teaching Award for Education at the University of Toronto. He is the Medical Director of the Heart Transplant Program at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre and is the Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation Fellowship Program Director. He is the immediate past-president of the Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network and co-chair of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society’s Heart Failure Guidelines Committee.
Thursday, October 24
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Saturday, October 26
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM