Point-of-Care Ultrasound
University of Toronto


Jordan Chenkin MD MEd FRCPC- Fellowship Director

Jordan Chenkin is the director of the emergency point-of-care ultrasound training program at the University of Toronto. He is the fellowship director for the Sunnybrook Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship. He is an EDE Master Instructor and a lecturer for the EDE1, EDE2 and EDE3 ultrasound courses.

Tina Bhandari MD FRCPC- Fellowship faculty

Tina Bhandari is the Director of the Advanced Ultrasound Elective at The University of Toronto.  She completed an Ultrasound Fellowship during her residency training and hasn’t been able to put down the probe since.  She is an instructor with the national EDE ultrasound course and a lecturer with the national EDE 2 ultrasound course.

Robert Simard MD FRCPC - Fellowship faculty

Rob wished he had x-ray vision to see patient's internal organs...since he possesses no special powers...using ultrasound is the next closest thing.  He completed a fellowship  in ultrasound at NOSM and is now an EDE Master Instructor, instructor with the National EDE 1 ultrasound course, and a lecturer with the National EDE 2 ultrasound course.

Melanie Baimel MD CCFP(EM) - Fellowship faculty

Melanie is a POCUS enthusiast who is rarely seen without an ultrasound machine nearby. She is known for her incredible ultrasound diagnoses and improving care for patients in the emergency department. She is an outstanding award-winning instructor who loves to teach.

Martin Betz MD FRCP - Fellowship faculty

Martin Betz completed a POCUS fellowship in Sudbury and is an instructor for the EDE 2 and EDE 3 courses. He is a dedicated and talented ultrasound instructor.

Mike Romano MD FRCP - Fellowship faculty

Mike completed his ultrasound fellowship at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He has an interest in airway ultrasound and transesophageal echocardiography.

Alice Chan MD CCFP(EM) RDMS - Fellowship faculty

Alice completed her ultrasound fellowship at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. She has an interest in ultrasound education and assessment.