UTAA BOARD MEMBER
(BSc 2008 UTSC, MSc 2012, PGMT 2017)
Emergency Medicine Physician, Scarborough Health Network
Jemy Joseph completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Toronto, medical school at the University of Ottawa and a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. At University of Toronto, Jemy was a tireless advocate and strived for change at many levels of university administration and student governance. She sat on over 20 University committees and held various executive roles in student governmental organizations.
Additionally, Jemy engaged her advocacy interests by working with provincial and national organizations such as the Ontario Medical Students Association (OMSA) and the Canadian Federation of Medical Students (CFMS). In residency, Jemy served family medicine residents' through leadership roles such as being Co-Chair of College of Family Physicians of Canada (Section of Residents). In 2013, Jemy completed an internship with the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Joseph has been recipient of several accolades including the CFPC Medical Student Scholarship (2014), Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012), New Pioneers Youth Awards (2011) and the John H. Moss Scholarship (2008).
Jemy started her medical career as a rural locum physician in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. At present, she works as an Emergency Room physician at the Scarborough Hospital, a COVID hotspot. She continues to volunteer her time at U of T with various committees of Faculty of Medicine and teaching medical students.