Andrea Furlan

Dr. Furlan is a physician-scientist. She is Associate Professor in the Division of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, in the Department of Medicine of the University of Toronto. Andrea’s research focus is on the management of chronic pain. This includes diagnosis, treatment and education. She was the team leader who developed the Canadian Opioid Guideline in 2010, and she developed a tool and App to help physicians apply the guideline’s recommendations. She is Chair of “ECHO Ontario Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship”, a telementoring project that aims to teach clinicians in rural and underserved areas how to help patients with chronic pain to live a better life.

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  • Senior Scientist, The KITE Research Institute
  • Staff physician, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN
  • Scientist at the Institute for Work & Health
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Member, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto
  • Physiatry
  • Chronic pain
  • Project ECHO
  • Cochrane Reviews
  • Clinical Practice Guidelines