Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs
Dr. Donna McRitchie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.
Donna trained in General Surgery at the University of Toronto after completing a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. During her surgical training, she obtained a Master's of Science at the Institute of Medical Science. She did a fellowship in Trauma at the Shock Trauma Institute at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, then a second fellowship in Critical Care at the Harvard program in Boston.
After returning to Toronto, Donna was a General Surgeon, Trauma Surgeon and Intensivist at St. Michael's Hospital for six years before coming to our hospital in 2000 after she was recruited to be the First Medical Director of Critical Care. She was the Medical Director of Critical Care from 2000-2013 and Division Chief of General Surgery.
She became the Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and subsequently the Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs in 2011, a role she continues to hold with oversight of Research and Innovation as well as Education at North York General.