Emily McDonald, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Emily McDonald

Dr. Emily McDonald is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at McGill University in General Internal Medicine and an Attending Physician at the MUHC. She completed her residency training and Masters in Epidemiology at McGill University as well as post-graduate training in patient safety and quality improvement at the University of Toronto. Along with Dr. Todd Lee she was the recipient of a CIHR grant to study deprescribing of medications in at-risk hospitalized older adults. Dr. McDonald’s research focus is on polypharmacy and the implementation of deprescribing in older adults. Dr. McDonald is also the Director of the MUHC clinical practice Assessment Unit (CPAU).