Michael Fung Kee Fung, MBBS, FRCSC, MBA
Professor and Head of Surgical Oncology
Chief of Cancer Transformation and Strategy, The Ottawa Hospital
Departments of Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor Cross-Appointed to Telfer School of Management
Co-Lead of the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange
University of Ottawa
Division of Gynecologic Oncology
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
Dr. Michael Fung-Kee-Fung is Professor at the Departments of Obstetrics/Gynecology and Surgery and cross-appointed to the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa. He is currently Head of Surgical Oncology and Chief of Cancer Transformation and Strategy at the Ottawa Regional Cancer Program and The Ottawa Hospital.
He has a passionate interest in systems transformation and the role of collaborative methodologies in health innovation including research. He is presently Co-Lead of Health Transformation Exchange Initiative at Telfer. He has pioneered the introduction of the Communities of Practice model in health care as a platform for engagement and innovation harvest, supporting knowledge transfer and systems performance improvements, both at the regional and national levels. In addition he has co-designed and implemented a number of award winning clinical collaboration softwares.
Clinically his research focus lies in novel ovarian cancer therapeutics and clinical trials systems redesign. He co-leads the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) in gynecology and is a Director of the International Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup (GCIG). He is past chair and current member of Program in Evidence-based Care (PEBC) Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer Care Ontario. He has held a number of leadership positions in Gynecologic Oncology both nationally and provincially and is the recipient of a number of awards for his contributions. He is also one of the founding members and Chair of the Robotics Cancer Surgery Program at The Ottawa Hospital.