Mercedes Magaz (she/her)
Mercedes Magaz, MD, MHSc, joined CQuIPS in March 2022 after providing QI support to the Infection Prevention and Control Department at Sunnybrook for two years. She leads CQuIPS’ organizational QI capacity program where she engages and works with client organizations in co-creating workshops and supports coaching for QI projects to address institutional QI strategic priorities. Mercedes also coordinates the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) Quality Improvement and patient safety (QIPS) Community of practice (CoP) and the work in the three workstreams. Mercedes became passionate about quality improvement early during her training. She completed her internal medicine residency program in 2012 in Argentina, where she also served as Chief Resident. She was subsequently appointed as a staff physician in the Internal Medicine Department. Mercedes and her family arrived to Toronto in October of 2017. She graduated in 2020 from the Master Health Sciences (MHSc) Health administration program at the University of Toronto.