Gianni R. Lorello, BSc, MD, MSc (Med Ed), CIP, FRCPC

Adjunct Scientist, Women's College Research Institute
Staff Anesthesiologist, University Health Network - Toronto Western Hospital
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto
Chief Diversity Officer, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto
Cross-Appointed Researcher, The Wilson Centre

My research interests lie at better understanding gender (and all other social constructs) disparities that exist in Anesthesiology, and at large, in Medicine as well as the mechanisms by which these disparities are perpetuated. I aspire to problematize the current gender binary descriptions within Anesthesiology and Medicine. I also seek to better comprehend how a continuum model of gender can shift our academic dialogue and avoid the current polarization that leads to segregation and isolation rather than diversity and inclusion. This rich understanding will be used to question and dismantle dominant ideologies as well as to make important changes in Anesthesiology and in medical education more broadly. 

  • Education

    PhD Student, Health Professions Education Research, University of Toronto, 2019 - Present

    FRCPC, Anesthesiology: Clinician-Investigator Program, University of Toronto, 2016

    MSc, Medical Education Research, University of Toronto, 2014

    MD, University of Toronto, 2010

    BSc, Biopharmaceutical Sciences - Medicinal Chemistry Option, University of Ottawa, 2006

  • Select Awards
    • Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society John Bradley Young Educator Award (2020)
    • Women's College Hospital Marion Hilliard Trust Fund Award (2020)
    • SHS-UHN Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Postgraduate Teaching Award (2019)
    • The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Fellowship for Research in Medical Education (2013-2014)
    • Silver Medal, Medical Student, University of Ottawa (2010)
  • Publications

Fully affiliated with

A member of

Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)