Emily Chan

Emily Chan is a social worker currently working at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital where she works with children, youth, and their families who are diagnosed with complex medical conditions. As a passionate advocate for disability rights and community leader, Emily has lent her lived experience as a person with a disability, as well as learned knowledge, to several disability justice and health equity organizations. She is an active stakeholder on many committees including the Holland Bloorview Youth Advisory Council, the Young Canadians Roundtable on Health and the Muscular Dystrophy Accessibility Advisory Committee. Emily also has experience as a patient partner where she brings her lived patient experience to a variety of research projects. In all Emily does, she strives to be a champion for change and advancements of disability rights.