Chief Medical Information Officer, Chair, Medical Advisory Committee, Critical Care and Internal Medicine
Dr. Phil Shin has been an Active staff physician at NYGH since 2006 after completing his medical training in Internal Medicine and Critical Care at the University of Toronto. He recently finished a ten-year term as NYGH Chief of Medicine in 2022 and will be completing his term as Medical Director of Critical Care in June 2023. He performed both roles concurrently for nine years, including throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Since January 2022, he has served as the NYGH Chief Medical Information Officer, leading Digital Health initiatives on both the local and provincial levels.
During his time at NYGH, Dr. Shin has pursued additional training in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement at the University of Toronto, a Master’s degree in Bioethics at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, as well as advanced healthcare leadership through the Rotman School of Management.
Dr. Shin has been involved extensively in teaching and research. He has won multiple teaching awards and has served as a member of the University of Toronto Adult Critical Care Residency Program Training Committee since 2018. He has developed a successful ICU clinical trials research program at NYGH and was a founding member of the Canadian Community ICU Research Network. He also has a keen interest in supporting organ donation and has served as the NYGH Hospital Donation Physician for the Trillium Gift of Life Network since 2017.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending his time with his wife (also an NYGH physician), three teenage daughters, and pandemic dog. He is an aspiring golfer and tennis player.