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  • Edward Kucharski

    MD, CCFP

    • Bio

      Ed Kucharski is a Regional Primary Care Lead (Toronto Central LHIN, South) for Cancer Care Ontario and the Toronto Central Regional Cancer Program. He is also a practicing Family Physician at South East Toronto Family Health Team and Chair of the CFPC's Cancer Care Committee. Throughout his career, Ed has focused on the health inequities of marginalized populations. He has taught about LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Primary Care at various medical schools, centres and conferences. He also has an interest in Quality Improvement and has shared Sherbourne Health Centre’s experience at an Ontario Hospital Association patient safety course on several occasions. In 2013, Ed was the recipient of both the Association of Family Health Team's "Bright Lights Award - Improving the Health of the 5%" and the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine Excellence in Community Teaching Award. In 2015, Ed was recognized by The Change Foundation as one of Ontario's 20 Faces of Change for innovative and patient-centered initiatives to improve cancer screening in LGBT, newcomer and homeless populations. Ed holds his Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Ottawa and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto.