Brian Wong MD, FRCPC
Excellence in Resource Stewardship Teaching Award
MD Program Awards
Brian Wong received his MD at the University of Toronto (0T3) and completed his residency training in internal medicine in 2007. He works as a staff general internist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, is appointed associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and serves as the Director for the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety. He is the current Medical Education Lead for Choosing Wisely Canada, where he co-created the STARS program (Students and Trainees Advocating for Resource Stewardship). STARS is medical student leadership program that enables student-led grassroots initiatives to advance resource stewardship awareness and training in medical education. To date, STARS has involved seven cohorts of student leaders totaling over 250 students from all 17 medical schools in Canada, and has spread internationally to involve students in Brazil, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway and the United States.