Department of Family & Community Medicine

John Maxted MD, MBA
Associate Professor
DFCM
Contact Info
Location
Markham Stouffville Hospital
379 Church Street, Suite 202
Markham, ON, L6B 0T1
Accepting
Graduate Students
Research Interests
Health Policy, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Electronic Medical Records, Systematic Reviews, Quantitative Data Analysis, Qualitative Data Analysis, Cancer Care, Chronic Diseases, Observational Studies

1. EDUCATION
Degrees
1993 - 1995    MBA, Strategic analysis, including exposure to international business in Japan & China, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
1970 - 1974    MD, Dept of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
1968 - 1970     Pre-Med (Medicine), Science, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

Postgraduate, Research and Specialty Training
1974 - 1976    Resident in Family Medicine, Family Medicine, Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Supervisor(s): Dr. Gordon Dickie

Qualifications, Certifications and Licenses
2017-  Associate Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2015 - Lean Green Belt Certification, eZsigma Group, supported by Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2004 - Fellow of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (FCFP), Family Medicine, The College of Family Physicians of Canada
1976 - Certificant of The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CCFP), Family Medicine, The College of Family Physicians of Canada
1974 - Licentiate, Family Medicine, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario, Ontario
1991 - 1995    Physician Leadership Training Levels I-IV, Physician Manager Institute, Canadian Medical Association

2. EMPLOYMENT
Current Appointments
2018 Jan - present Interim Chief, Department of Family Medicine, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario, Canada

2018 Jan - present Interim Chief, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 Jan - present Director of Board, Health for All Family Health Team, Markham, Ontario, Canada

2018 Jan - present Member, Executive Committee, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2018 Jan - present Member, Medical Advisory Committee, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario

2018 May - present Member, Credentials Committee, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario, Canada

2018 Jan - present Member, East York Region Sub-region Collaborative Table, Local Health Integrated Network

2017 Dec - present Chair, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit Executive Committee, Markham, Ontario

2017 Jun - present Associate Professor, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit, Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2015 - present Director of Board, The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Governance in accrediting Family Medicine (FM) training programs, certifying competencies of trainees & faculty, supporting continuing education for family physicians, promoting FM research & QI, advocating for appropriate healthcare policy

2015 - present Director of Board, Health Standards Organization, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Governance in global accreditation of healthcare organizations & systems across multiple sectors, including maintenance of standards of care & quality improvement

2013 - present Lead, Minor Surgical Procedures, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (Health for All Family Health Team), Markham, Ontario, Canada. Perform & teach procedures

2011 - present Lead, Diabetes Program, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (Health for All Family Health Team), Markham, Ontario, Canada. Managing database & supporting resources

2010 - present Member, Quality Program Committee, Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM), Quality Improvement Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2010 - present Family Physician, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (Health for All Family Health Team), Markham, Ontario, Canada

2010 - present Active Medical Staff, Medical Staff Association, Department of Family Medicine, Markham Stouffville Hospital, Markham, Ontario, Canada

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis

Research interests in Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, Diabetes, Cancer and Minor Office Procedures

Grants

PEER-REVIEWED GRANTS - FUNDED

2016 - 2018 Co-investigator. Role Modeling of Professionalism in Family Medicine Residency. UTOPIAN, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Faculty of Medicine Education Development Fund. PI: Marisette, S. Collaborators: Ginsburg S, Maxted J, Mutasingwa D, Rezmovitz J, Sale J, Shuvra M. 14,000 CAD

2013 - 2018 Co-Investigator. Development, testing and implementation of a decision aid for patients with diabetes in clinical care. Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). PI: Yu, Catherine. Collaborator(s): Maxted, Revan, Whetstone, Wijeyes, Hux, Hall, Settino, Jovicic, Huiart, Somji, Yuen, Siddiqui, Syed, Cantarutti, Ivers, Kaplan, Leung, Rezmovitz, Telner, Chu, Sodhi, Sale, Stacey, Straus, Thorpe, Ke, Wijey. 199,845 CAD.

2015 - 2016 Co-Investigator. Pilot Needs Assessment & Usability Testing of an eLearning Mobile Application for Procedural Skill Acquisition & Training for Residents & Teachers. UTOPIAN, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Faculty of Medicine Education Development Fund. PI: Rezmovitz, J. Collaborators: Biswas T, Bridges R, Domb S, Freeman R, Kulasegaram K, MacPhee I, Maxted J, Tsirigotis D, Widenman A. 15,000 CAD.

2013 - 2016 Co-Investigator. Canadian Team to Improve Community-Based Cancer Care along the Continuum (CanIMPACT). Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). Community-Based Primary Health Care. PI: Grunfeld, Eva. Collaborator(s): Lofters A, Mahar A, Husain A, Miedema B, Holloway C, Webber C, Earle C, Manca D, Turner D, Fraughton E, Miller F, Webster F, Porter J, Meuser J, Sisler J, Maxted J, Jones J, Permaul J, Kerner J, Sussman J, Easley J, Gilbert J, Carroll J, Oeffinger K, Game L, Fillon L, Livingstone L, Segworl L, Savage L, Winget M, Fitch M, Jorgensen M, O’Brien M, McBride M, Kells M, Brouwers M, Aubin M, Krzyzanowska M, Mittmann N, Krueger P, Vedsted P, Pruthi S, Moineddin R, Heisey R, Buchman S, Tait J et al. 2,400,000 CAD (5 years).

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

Kingston-Riechers, Ospina, Jonsson, Childs, McLeod & Maxted. Patient Safety In Primary Care. 2010 Dec 16. Additional Authors on Pan-Canadian Patient Safety in Primary Care Advisory Group chaired by Dr. Maxted: D Bell, B Chan, J Edwards, P Greco, J Harries, N Kates, S Kossey, C Kruase, M O’Beirne, M Owen, C Papoushek, L Phillips, C Todd, T Watkins. Co-Principal Author. 
- Systematic review of scientific literature as well as grey literature in field of patient safety in primary care, conducted by Institute of Health Economics Research Team with whom I co-authored this paper. My co-authorship was unique in that I was invited to chair the Pan-Canadian Patient Safety in Primary Care Advisory Group to inform, synthesize & formulate the findings and conclusions through our expert opinions & interpretations of available research literature as well as interviews & focus group discussions conducted to evaluate our conclusions.

Honours and Awards

NATIONAL

2012 - Award of Excellence, The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), supported by Ontario College of Family Physicians (Distinction, Specialty: Family Medicine) - For being a leader in Primary Care Patient Safety and a role model in clinical excellence to the staff at Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit.

2016 - Key Influencer, National Leader, Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). (Distinction, Specialty: Patient Safety in Primary Care) - Contributed to national 16-page magazine that was distributed in advance of Canadian Patient Safety Week in October 2016, placing the spotlight on the inspiring efforts of many patient safety leaders. Profiled as a Key Influencer of patient safety in primary care. 

PROVINCIAL / REGIONAL

2012 - Bright Lights Award, Physician Lead, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO), Ontario. (Distinction, Specialty: Family Medicine) - In recognition of outstanding achievement in The Triple Aim of FHTs: Better Care, Better Quality, Better Value - in leading the Diabetes Program Team to develop & establish a Diabetes Program at MFMTU.

Teaching and Education Awards

2016 - Founder’s Award, Markham Family Medicine Teaching Unit (MFMTU), Dept of Family & Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario. (Postgraduate MD, Core Program, Specialty: Family Medicine)
- Awarded for role as academic site faculty who served on the Quality Program Committee since 2011 & whose leadership, educational skills & passion for QI contributed significantly to legitimizing QI as an important competency for Family Medicine residents, family physicians & all members of primary care inter-professional teams.

2015 - Excellence in Teaching, Faculty Supervisor and Teacher, Dept of Family & Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario. (Postgraduate MD, Core Program, Specialty: Family Medicine) - Clinical Teaching Award for excellence as a clinical teacher and commitment to promoting resident education.

2014 - Innovation in Education, Faculty Supervisior and Teacher, Dept of Family & Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario. (Postgraduate MD, Core Program, Specialty: Family Medicine) - Educational Achievement Award for excellent contributions toward innovative educational methods in the family medicine residency.