Sandy Buchman

Dr. Sandy Buchman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and practices palliative medicine providing home based palliative and end of life care with the Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, Sinai Health System in Toronto. He also serves as a palliative care physician through the Palliative Care and Education for the Homeless (PEACH) program out of Inner City Health Associates in Toronto. He practiced comprehensive Family Medicine for many years with special interest in Primary Care Cancer Care, Palliative Care, HIV/AIDS and Global Health - including volunteer experiences in South America and Africa. He currently serves as the Medical Lead for a group working to build a new Residential Hospice (Neshama Hospice) in Toronto. His academic interests include the Integration of Primary Care/Cancer Care, Primary Care/Palliative Care and the Social Accountability of Medicine. He chairs the Primary Care Committee of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and the Social Accountability Committee of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. He was President of the College of Family Physicians of Canada in 2011-2012 and the Ontario College of Family Physicians in 2005-2006.