"Telling the human story behind the statistics."
Internal Medicine Physician

Specially trained to solve diagnostic problems and treat chronic illnesses in adults.

Journalist, On-air expert

She is a graduate of the Munk Global Journalism Fellowship. Her work has been featured on CBC, VICE, and Macleans

Educator

Seema has a masters in education from Harvard and has produced educational materials that help Canadians navigate the healthcare system.

Researcher

Seema is a researcher at the Institute for Better Health. Her focus is on patient stories and virtual reality.

Selected work

Why is my period crazy heavy?

Video
Why is my period crazy heavy?

Annals Story Slam – Loss

Video
Annals Story Slam – Loss

The border won’t protect Canadians against American anti-vaxxers

Writing
The border won’t protect Canadians against American anti-vaxxers

Canada eradicated measles in 1998 — so why is it making a comeback?

Writing
Canada eradicated measles in 1998 — so why is it making a comeback?

‘Anyone can be a victim’: Canadian high school girls being lured into sex trade

Writing
‘Anyone can be a victim’: Canadian high school girls being lured into sex trade

CBC Radio: Sick Kids Christmas

Audio
CBC Radio: Sick Kids Christmas

Why Am I So Constipated? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Video, Writing
Why Am I So Constipated? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Why Are My Feet So Stinky? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Video, Writing
Why Are My Feet So Stinky? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Why Am I Shedding So Much? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Video, Writing
Why Am I Shedding So Much? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Why Am I So Sweaty All The Time? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

Video, Writing
Why Am I So Sweaty All The Time? We Asked A Doctor, So You Don’t Have To

How patient stories are re-shaping health care

Interviews
How patient stories are re-shaping health care

Faces of Health Care: Mac

Photography
Faces of Health Care: Mac

Using our ‘power and privilege’ to help others: My experience as a CMA Ambassador​

Writing
Using our ‘power and privilege’ to help others: My experience as a CMA Ambassador​

Watching Someone Die and Feeling – Nothing

Writing
Watching Someone Die and Feeling – Nothing

Alumni Q & A: Seema Marwaha

Interviews
Alumni Q & A: Seema Marwaha

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Seema is an internal medicine physician based in Toronto and a graduate of the Munk Global Journalism Program. She also has a Master’s degree from Harvard in media and education. Seema has extensive experience on-air and in print with the CBC, CIUT and Chatelaine magazine. Seema’s goal is to educate Canadians about how health and wellness intersect with social issues. Get in touch with Seema next time you need to contextualize a medical, social or health-related story.

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