Calvin H.L. Law

Chief, Edmond Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario

Dr. Calvin Law, , MD. MPH. FRCSC., is also a cancer surgeon specializing in hepatobiliary, pancreatic and gastrointestinal surgical oncology.

As a leader, Dr. Law has held several leadership positions prior to his current role including being the Cancer Care Ontario Head and Regional Lead of Surgical Oncology for Toronto Central North and the Chair for Gastrointestinal Oncology Site Group at the Edmond Odette Cancer Centre. He was also the co-founder of the Susan Leslie Clinic for Neuroendocrine Tumours.

From an academic point of view, Dr. Law holds the rank of Full Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department Surgery and the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation. He also serves as an Affiliate Scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute and has served as an Adjunct Scientist for the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences. Dr. Law was the inaugural holder of the Sherif and Mary-Lou Hanna Research Chair in Surgical Oncology at the University of Toronto. He has also completed a term as a Career Scientist for the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care of Ontario. His research focuses on health services research and population outcomes, where he has published over 160 peer reviewed publications.

As an educator, Dr. Law has been recognized with teaching awards at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels, including the Canadian Association of General Surgery Resident Teaching Award, the Bruce Tovee Surgical Teaching Award and the Robert Mustard Mentorship Award. He has also served a term as an Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Law completed his medical school training at the University of Toronto, after which time he travelled to McMaster University to complete his General Surgery training. He returned to the University of Toronto to complete his Surgical Oncology Fellowship training and went on to Cambridge, Massachusetts to complete his Masters of Public Health at Harvard University. He then returned to Canada, and settled at the University of Toronto, and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.