Michael Gordon, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FRCPEDIN
Vice President, Medical Services, Baycrest Health Sciences
Telephone: 416-785-2500 ext 3460
Fax: (416) 785-2863
Dr. Michael Gordon is a regular contributor and commentator on the joys and problems of the elderly for various TV programmes and radio shows.
In addition, he has published numerous articles in both the lay and professional press. He has published Old Enough to Feel Better - A Medical Guide For Seniors, which was available in Canada. A revised edition was released by Seal/Bantam Books in May, 1987. An updated American edition of Old Enough to Feel Better - A Medical Guide for Seniors was published in 1989 by Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, for distribution in the United States. His second book, An Ounce of Prevention - The Canadian Guide to Healthy and Successful Retirement has been published by Prentice-Hall Canada. He recently contributed as a co-author to a new edition of the Encyclopedia of Health & Aging published by Canada's Key Porter Press. A new book co-authored with Bart Mindszenthy, Parenting your Parents was published by Dundurn Press in the spring of 2002.
Dr. Gordon serves as: Vice President of Medical Services, Baycrest Health Sciences; Head of Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, Baycrest Health Sciences; Head of the Division of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto; Member of the Joint Centre for Bioethics, Unversity of Toronto.
He has participated in many professional and government committees on aging and related subjects, and is past Chair of the Provincial Drug Quality and Therapeutics Committee and an active member of the Coroner's Committee on Geriatrics and Long Term Care. He is a member of the National Advisory Council on Aging, and was recently elected as a Member of the General Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He completed his Masters degree in Bioethics at the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto in 2001.