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Dr. James Wright Joins Santis Health, Adding to the Firm’s Clinical and Health Policy Expertise


Toronto, ON – March 6, 2024 Santis Health is pleased to announce Dr. James Wright has joined the firm as its newest Associate. An internationally acclaimed physician, Dr. Wright will be instrumental in guiding strategy, policy development, and public affairs activity for Santis clients.

“Dr. Wright’s experience as a practicing physician in Ontario, and proven track record leading health care system transformation is invaluable to advancing our mission,” said Dan Carbin, Managing Partner at Santis Health. “His expertise will enhance our ability to navigate the continued complexities of the health care sector.”

Dr. Wright has been involved in many international and national organizations, held many leadership roles, and is an Adjunct Professor at the Universities of Toronto and Oxford. As Chief of Perioperative Services at SickKids, arguably one of the most preeminent children’s hospitals, Dr. Wright oversaw one of the busiest and most advanced paediatric surgery departments in the world ensuring a high level of engagement in complex clinical care, basic and clinical research, undergraduate and postgraduate education. He is the recipient of the highest research awards of the American Academy of Orthopedics Surgeons, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Association of North America and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association and in 2016 was awarded the Order of Canada. 

His role at Santis Health marks a continuation of his commitment to improving health care systems both in Canada and internationally.

“Jim joining the team at Santis Health continues to demonstrate the calibre of talent the firm is attracting,” added Veronica Said, Director of Strategy and Policy. “His leadership, energy and unique perspective will undoubtedly be a major asset to organizations looking to help shape the future of health care policy and practice.”

For more information on Dr. Wright’s role and contributions at Santis Health, visit