Dr. Danyaal Raza's leadership and advocacy work focuses on public policy, including better medicare and the social determinants of health. He is a staff physician with the Department of Family & Community Medicine of St. Michael’s Hospital, physician-lead of St. Michael’s Sumac Creek Health Centre and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
Danyaal also serves as the Chair of Canadian Doctors for Medicare and is an advisor to Upstream, a social determinants of health ‘think-do’ tank. He is a graduate of Harvard University's Masters of Public Health program and a former Fellow in Global Health at the University of Toronto’s Department of Family & Community Medicine.
His op-eds and commentary have appeared in print, radio and television, including on the CBC, in the Toronto Star and VICE News. Danyaal can be also be found on Twitter, @DanyaalRaza, or wandering Toronto admiring the city’s street art.