Dominik Nowak
Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct), Family Medicine

As a family physician, Dr. Dominik Nowak understands the responsibility of health, community, and business leaders to work across disciplines to build a brighter future for the next generation.

In 2020, Dr. Nowak joined the TELUS Medical Advisory Council as Chair. In this capacity, he drives collaboration across a cross-functional team of experts to mount a science-based and compassionate response to emerging health issues. He is a trusted advisor to senior leaders across TELUS and other Canadian organizations in health and safety, business continuity, emergency operations, healthcare, digital health, ventures, and corporate citizenship. Through COVID-19, the shared purpose of the Medical Advisory Council is to promote the health of 60,000 team members globally, role model proactive workplace policy, and uphold thoughtful social impact.

Amidst COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Dr. Nowak also chairs the working group on vaccine policy at the Primary Care Collaborative, which is an amalgam of primary care organizations. Together, the Primary Care Collaborative represents over 20,000 primary care professionals and teams in Ontario. This working group is dedicated to supporting an effective and equitable COVID-19 vaccine rollout, built on the trusting relationships that primary care professionals and teams establish with their communities.

Beyond his leadership work, Dr. Nowak is a practicing family physician and a faculty member in the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. He trained at McMaster University, where he specialized in family medicine and served as chief resident. He also finished a Master of Health Administration at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation out of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. Whether at his family practice, in advocacy for healthy policy, or as a health leader, Dr. Nowak’s professional mission is to promote health in the communities he serves.
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