Emily Nicholas

Emily Nicholas has helped Patients Canada, http://www.patientscanada.ca/, bring the patient voice to health care for over five years, drawing on her own experience as a patient and her lifelong interest in medicine and public health. She’s been a member of boards of directors, multiple committees, and participated in conferences and round-table discussions with organizations such as the Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario, the Health Council of Canada and the Canadian Institute of Health Information. She serves as a representative speaker and assists with the facilitation of open meetings which explore different ways for patients and caregivers to share their stories. Alongside her work with Patients Canada, she has worked as a research assistant in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and is currently working with Dr. Mike Evans and also Pivot Design Group exploring creative ways to share quality information about health.