Dr Tim Asmis Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Asmis is a Medical Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre as well as Associate Professor and Director of the Medical Oncology Fellowship Program in the Department of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. He obtained his MD at the University of Ottawa and completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the University of Ottawa. Following his postgraduate training, he pursued a fellowship year in Gastrointestinal Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Dr. Asmis is dedicated to improving patient care in oncology. As lead of the GI Disease Site Group, he oversees care provided to patients with gastrointestinal cancers at the Ottawa Hospital. He has also led the development of clinical guidelines with Cancer Care Ontario which has directly improved care for cancer patients in Ontario and he is committed to developing a provincial strategy for cancer research. In addition, Dr. Asmis is currently Vice-President of the Ottawa Hospital Medical Staff Association. He is an active member of CCTG, CAMO, ASCO and ESMO.