CMIO - SickKids

Karim Jessa MD, FRCPC is Staff Emergency Physician and Chief Medical Information Officer at SickKids. He completed medical school in Toronto and his Emergency Residency at McGill University and then practiced in the Middle East for a number of years. Upon returning to Canada, he joined the ED at North York General and Mackenzie Health hospitals. He still has his Sharp 256 KB personal organizer (and iPhone) and has a special interest in Mobility and Information Technology and how to use these tools to improve how Healthcare is processed and delivered. He has lectured at various national and international venues on Emergency Medicine and Health IT related subjects and participates in a number of Provincial IT Advisory groups. Particularly, he is interested in Clinical Documentation improvement and decision support in order to add efficiencies in Healthcare.