Henry Yu-Hin Siu

 

    Henry Yu-Hin Siu

    MSc, MD, CCFP (COE)

Henry Siu received his MD from the University of Toronto, and went on to complete his residency training at McMaster University.  He joined McMaster University’s Department of Family Medicine as a full-time faculty member in 2013.  In 2015, he received his certificate of added competence in care of the elderly from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  His current clinical and educational interests revolve around caring for the elderly.  He currently has a full-time academic teaching family practice, leads the local interdisciplinary memory clinic, works as an attending physician at a long-term care home, and is the program director for the care of the elderly enhanced skills program at McMaster University.

His current research endeavours focus on improving the care provided to elderly patients. Recently, he has conducted long-term care research including auditing advance care planning rates and assessing clinicians’ barriers to goals of care discussions, as well as assessing the preparedness of the LTC sector to respond to COVID-19.  He is a currently leading an evaluation team to assess the implementation of an ethics-based long-term care intervention to reduce transfers related to consent errors to emergency departments.

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