David Chan

Chan David ORIGINAL 

David Chan, MD, CCFP, MSc, FCFP

McMaster University

Principal Investigator:

2015 Catalyst Grant Program — The eDosette Study: Optimizing medication use and safety in community dwelling seniors (CAT 2015-25)

2014 Health Technology Innovation Grant — The eDosette study: Optimizing medication use and safety in community dwelling seniors (HTIG 2014-17)

Dr. David Chan is a Professor and Director of Information Technology in the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University.  He is also a full-time family physician at the Stonechurch Family Health Centre. He earned his MSc in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University, following completion of his medical degree at University of Toronto.  He worked as a software engineer prior to entering the field of medicine, and has devoted the past 25 years in developing free/open software solutions to enhance patient care, including a set of web-based applications collective known as OSCAR (Open Source Clinical Applications and Resources). These applications include an electronic medical record, a patient-controlled personal health record, a social networking system for clinical providers to exchange medication information and practice tips, and a clinical resource database. His other teaching and research interests include decision support tools, evidence-based medicine and care of the elderly.