Welcome & Opening Remarks 

Saturday, November 14, 2020

8:15 am - 8:30 am

Imran Rasul, MD, HBSc., FRCP(C)

Gastroenterology and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Trillium Health Partners
Staff Gastroenterology - Credit Valley Hospital
Lecturer - University of Toronto
Director - WGTA Endoscopy
President - Ontario Association of Gastroenterology

Dr. Imran Rasul completed his undergraduate training at the University of Toronto in 1992. He went on to complete his Medical Degree, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at the University of Toronto. Further training in Therapeutic Endoscopy was completed at the prestigious St. Michael’s Advanced Therapeutic Program, University of Toronto. He has been practicing in Mississauga at Trillium Health Partners - Credit Valley Hospital for 18 years. Dr. Rasul is also Co-owner and Director of West GTA Endoscopy clinic. He holds a Lecturer Status at University of Toronto. Dr. Rasul has an interest in Advanced Endoscopy and is active in training GI Residents from University of Toronto. He is the Vice Chair for the GI section in the OMA. Dr. Rasul has been involved with the OAG board for over 14 years and is the current President of the OAG.

Emily Ching, MD, FRCP(C)

GI Health Centre
Treasurer, OAG

Dr. Emily Ching received her medical degree at McMaster University. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. She went on to complete her gastroenterology training at McMaster University in 2010, where she also served as Chief Gastroenterology Resident. Dr. Ching has been a community gastroenterologist and a co-founder of an outpatient-based gastroenterology clinic, GI Health Centre in Burlington, Ontario, since 2012.