Ritika Goel

Ritika Goel is the Lead Physician at the Inner City Family Health Team and was formerly the Population Health Lead for ICHA. She completed medical school at McMaster University, family medicine residency at St. Michael's Hospital and has a Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Her clinical work with ICHA is based at the Inner City Family Health Team (ICFHT) working with the residents of Seaton House, and Sistering, a women's drop-in centre. Her clinical work has always been focused on serving marginalized populations, including her work with migrants at the Scarborough Community Volunteer Clinic for the Uninsured, where she serves as a board member and volunteer physician. Ritika is involved in medical education relating to poverty and health as part of the Ontario College of Family Physicians' Poverty and Health Committee. Ritika has been involved in health-related activism since medical school. She is currently an organizer with Health for All, a migrant justice organization that believes in access to health for all people, irrespective of immigration status. She is also a founding member of Students for Medicare, as well as an active steering committee member of the Medical Reform Group, both of which advocate for the maintenance and expansion of a publicly-funded, not-for-profit healthcare system in Canada. Find her on Twitter at @RitikaGoelTO.

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