Dr. Vicky Stergiopoulos is a Clinician Scientist and the Physician-in-Chief at CAMH. She is also a Professor and Vice-Chair, Clinical and Innovation in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Prior to joining CAMH, she served as the Psychiatrist-in-Chief at St. Michael’s Hospital, leading the development of a number of innovative health solutions for people experiencing homelessness and mental health challenges. Dr. Stergiopoulos has a keen interest in mental health policy, community development and the redesign of our system of mental health care for the purpose of system improvement. She champions equitable access to high quality health care for people experiencing mental health problems and illnesses, and the inclusion of service users in both service delivery and research.
Dr. Stergiopoulos completed her medical training at Dalhousie University (with Distinction) and residency training in psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She holds a MHSc in health administration from the University of Toronto’s Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and completed the Directors Education Program at the Rotman School of Management. Her program of research focuses on the design, implementation, evaluation and dissemination of interventions aiming to improve housing stability, service coordination and recovery of adults experiencing mental health and addiction challenges and social disadvantage.