Grace L. Chua
Dr. Grace Chua is a staff cardiologist at Mackenzie Health in Richmond Hill/Vaughan, Ontario. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Toronto, followed by internal medicine and cardiology training at University Health Network in Toronto, including a fellowship in Clinical Epidemiology and Adult Echocardiography. During her cardiology training, she did research combining clinical epidemiology and cardiology leading to a publication in the New England Journal of Medicine that has been instrumental in initiating the declaration of conflict of interest in medicine that we see today. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Cardiology as well as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. As a community cardiologist, she was the Chief of the Division of Cardiology at Mackenzie Health from September 2003 to March 2017 and was the initiating force in the development of the hospital’s rapid access chest pain clinic and heart function service. Currently, her interests lie in clinical education and knowledge translation, particularly in the field of heart failure, as well as prevention of cardiovascular disease.