Posts by Ali Damji

Ali Damji

Ali Damji
Ali Damji is a medical student and LEAD Scholar from the University of Toronto. He is interested in leading change in healthcare that empowers providers and patients, building healthy public policy, improving health quality, advocating for marginalized populations, health equity, and public health. He is a co-founder of the Students for Antimicrobial Stewardship Society, a national interprofessional student collaborative responsible for educating and empowering future generations of healthcare providers to promote the judicious use of antimicrobials. He is also the Chair (President) of the Ontario Medical Students Association, the representative association for Ontario's 3500 + medical students at six medical schools across the province.

The case for Antimicrobial Stewardship: A Student Call to Action.

Abstract: Antibiotic resistance is a modern-day crisis. Medical professionals are quickly running out of antibiotics that we can use to treat deadly bacterial infections and...