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Jacob Udell

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status) ICES Central Cardiovascular Research Program


Dr. Jacob (Jay) Udell is a Staff Cardiologist within the Department of Medicine at Women’s College Hospital and the University Health Network, and a Clinician Scientist at the Women’s College Research Institute and University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Udell’s research focus is on cardiovascular outcomes studies, with an emphasis on a) sex-based differences in risk and response to therapy; and b) innovative cardiac risk evaluation and models of care.

Dr. Udell completed his M.D. at the University of Toronto (2003) and a Master of Public Health as a Fulbright Scholar at the Harvard School of Public Health (2005). He went on to complete training in internal medicine at the University of British Columbia (2007), general internal medicine with a focus on maternal medicine at the University of Toronto (2008), and then cardiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mass. General Hospital, Harvard Medical School (2011). Dr. Udell is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in internal medicine (2008) and cardiology (2011). He is also board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (2008) and echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography (2013).

  • FRCPC, Cardiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine, University of Toronto and University of British Columbia
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • BSc, York University
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Women’s health
  • Outcomes research
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Electronic medical records
  • Associate Professor and Clinician-Scientist, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Women’s College Research Institute

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