Dr. Karen Okrainec

Physician and Researcher, University Health Network

Karen Okrainec is a practicing general internal medicine physician at University Health Network and Health Services Scientist at Toronto General Research Institute in Toronto. Her research program focuses on identifying gaps for patients transitioning in and out of hospital and implementing new care models and tools.  She is the recipient of a CIHR Catalyst grant which seeks to understand how health care providers identify, recognize and support young caregivers in clinical practice with the goal of co-designing meaningful tools with caregiver organizations and young caregivers for health care systems and providers.