Connie Williams, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, and PhD(c) Bioethics and Health Policy, IHPME, University of Toronto
Connie Williams is currently a neonatologist at McMaster Children’s Hospital. She trained at the University of Toronto in Undergraduate Medicine (2002), completed her residency in Pediatrics at McMaster University (2006) and returned to the University of Toronto for a fellowship in Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine (2006-2009). While undertaking her PhD in Bioethics and Health Policy through the Joint Centre for Bioethics and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation collaborative program, she worked at Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (2009-2012) and developed their Perinatal Hospice program.
She was a recipient of the CIHR Douglas Kinsella Doctoral Award for Research in Bioethics and the CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, from 2010-2013. Her academic interests include education and empirical research in bioethics and health policy; specifically: inter-professional team function, shared decision-making, and perinatal/neonatal palliative care.