Stomach flu, or gastroenteritis, is an inflammation of the stomach and intestines, usually resulting from a viral infection or bacterial toxins that may cause vomiting and diarrhea. Most cases are mild lasting a couple days and do not require medical intervention. Some cases, however, may be more severe and require treatment.
Shazeen is a family physician who trained at McMaster University and University of Toronto. She has a special interest in preventative and addiction medicine. She is the Clinical Practice Lead for Family Medicine at Akira.
Stéphane is a physician based at the McGill University Health Center where he practices and teaches emergency medicine since 2005. He has also worked with McKinsey and others as a business consultant and has been involved with healthcare startups in Canada. He is passionate about the revolutionary potential of mobile health.
Paul is a family physician who received his training at Northwestern University, completing residency at Tufts University. He has interests in quality improvement, sports medicine, primary care clinical research and under-served care.
Pamela is a family physician based in Toronto. She completed her residency training at the University of Toronto and has a special interest in acute ambulatory care and women's health.
Pamela is available for consultation in Korean.
Ingrid is a family physician who trained at McMaster University and University of Toronto. She has specific interests in mental health, breastfeeding medicine and medical education.
Ingrid is available for consultation in Cantonese.
Smeeta is a family physician who trained at St. George's University and completed her residency at the University of Toronto. She has a special interest in acute care and women's health.
Nhon is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her studies at the University of Ottawa. She has an interest in primary health care as well as women's health, specifically obstetrics.
Nhon is available for consultation in Vietnamese.
Heather is a Nurse Practitioner and alumnus of the University of Waterloo (BSc), University of Toronto (BScN) and University of Alberta (MN). She is interested in preventative medicine, women's health and mental health.
Dr. Christie is a family physician who did a combined degree in medicine and public health at Boston University and returned home to Toronto to complete her residency training at St. Michael's Hospital through the University of Toronto. Dr. Christie has a special interest and women's and global health.
April is a Nurse Practitioner who did her studies at the University of British Columbia. She has an interest in primary health care, specifically women's health. She also enjoys providing care to remote and rural communities.
Kathryn is a Nurse Practitioner who completed her M.Sc and NP training at McMaster University. Her knowledge base is well rounded in primary health care but has a special interest in well women and infant care.