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Dr. Ekta Khemani


Assistant Professor
Co-Director, Quality Improvement Fellowship


Dr. Khemani completed her residency at University of Toronto in 2014 followed by a fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. In addition she completed a Master of Science at the Institute of Medical Sciences at U of T in 2005. Over the past year, she has completed a Certificate in Patient Safety and Quality Management and recently won Best Poster and Presentation at the University of Calgary Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Research Day. Ekta has presented numerous papers, and authored several publications. Since 2013 Dr. Khemani has participated in the National Assessment Collaboration where she examined IMG’s during their clinical exams and has served on several committees as an examiner, interviewer and selection committee member. She will be highly involved in our Department’s Quality Assurance Program and we are happy to welcome her in our department.

Honours and Awards

Faculty Development Mini-Fellowship for Six Sigma Green Belt Healthcare Training at the University of Michigan, Western University (2015)

Clinical Teachers Association - Western University Faculty Development Fund (2016)

Recent Publications

Khemani E. Real-time physiologic monitoring and physician feedback: Are we ready? Can J Anaesth. 2016 Oct 24. [Epub ahead of print].

Gottheil S, Khemani E, Copley K, Keeney M, Kinney J, Chin-Yee I, Gob A. Reducing inappropriate ESR testing with computerized clinical decision support. BMJ Qual Improv Rep. 2016 Apr 4;5(1). pii: u211376.w4582. eCollection 2016.

Khemani E, McElhinney D, Rhein L, Lacor R, Thomas K, Mullen M. Pulmonary hypertension in former premature infants with chronic lung disease: Clinical features and outcomes in the current era. Pediatrics. 2007 Jun 1; 120 (6): 1260-9.

Toma JE, Khemani E, Anderson J, Munce N, Dick AJ, Strauss BH, Wright GA. Multimodal image-guided cardiovascular intervention. University of Toronto Medical Journal. 2007 Jun 1; 84 (3): 154-160.

Koo K, Chan S, Khemani E. The financial barriers that discourage students from entering primary care practice. University of Toronto Medical Journal. 2007 Jun 1; 84 (3): 144-5.

Barnes MA, Wilkinson M, Khemani E, Boudesquie A, Dennis M, Fletcher JM. Arithmetic processing in children with spina bifida: Calculation accuracy, strategy use, and fact retrieval fluency. J Learn Disabil, 2006 Mar 1; 39 (2): 174-87.