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Natalie Coburn (Groce)

Senior Adjunct Scientist (Full Status)

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Cancer Research Program



Contact Natalie Coburn (Groce)


  • MPH, Harvard University
  • MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Research Focus

  • Cancer
  • Clinical guidelines
  • Surgery
  • Health care quality
  • Health economics

Other Affiliations

  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
  • Professor (Status), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Clinical Lead, Patient-Reported Outcomes and Symptom Management, Ontario Health Cancer Care Ontario
  • Sherif and Mary Lou Hanna Chair in Surgical Oncology Research, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Recent ICES Grants

Recent ICES Publications

Assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on emergency department use for patients undergoing cancer-directed surgeries

Eskander A, Li Q, Yu J, Hallet J, Coburn N, Dare A, Chan KKW, Singh S, Parmar A, Earle CC, Lapointe-Shaw L, Krzyzanowska MK, Hanna TP, Finelli A, Louie AV, Look-Hong N, Irish JC, Witterick I, Mahar A, Urbach DR, Enepekides D, Sutradhar R; on behalf of the Pandemic—Ontario Collaborative in Cancer Research (POCCR). Curr Oncol. 2022; 29(3):1877-89. Epub 2022 Mar 10. DOI: