June 21, 2022
Baycrest Seniors Care congratulates Dr. Morris Freedman, Baycrest’s Head of the Division of Neurology and Medical Director of Cognition and Behaviour, on receiving the 2021 Department of Medicine Award in Quality and Innovation from the University of Toronto.
Established in 2007, the award recognizes outstanding contributions to the fields of healthcare quality, patient safety, and innovation. This award is well earned, as Dr. Freedman recently led the creation of Baycrest’s Virtual Behavioural Medicine (VBM) Program
, which aims to prevent unnecessary emergency room visits due to responsive behaviours in people living with dementia.
Dr. Freedman is also a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto. He has dedicated much of his career to improving care for people living with dementia.