Rob Fraser MN RN is a Registered Nurse, Author and Digital Tool Strategist. He has experience working on innovation for government, research translation and knowledge mobilization in a healthcare technology start up, and advising hospitals, healthcare organizations, and a pharmaceutical company on the use of social media. He continues to maintain his clinical practice as a nurse at Toronto General Hospital in General Internal Medicine.
While completing his Masters of Nursing, Rob published his first book The Nurse’s Social Media Advantage, which won an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award. He was also selected to join the Canadian Nurse’s Association’s inaugural Expert Commission on the future of healthcare, which published it’s report, A Call To Action, in June 2012. Before completing his undergraduate in nursing he created Nursing Ideas, a website for sharing nursing knowledge by connecting nursing students with leaders, researchers and innovators in healthcare.
Rob is a board member for VON Canada, and Chair of Emerging Health Leaders. He has also volunteered on local and international community development projects in Trinidad and Tobago, India and Cambodia.
Rob’s passion is working on projects focused on improving the utilization of digital tools to engage providers and patients in improving health and healthcare.