Currently completing his Radiology Residency at the University of British Columbia, William Parker is passionate about the development of innovative technology to improve patient care and outcomes. He has previous experience as Chief Medical Officer for medical wearable device start-up, Salu Design Group, and currently designs and develops primary care clinical tools and devices with medical start-up Synew Co. Dr. Parker is also a writer on health technology for the Medical Post, and previously for CMAJ Future Practice.
Dr. Parker was part of the team that brought Hacking Health to Edmonton. Hacking Health is a conference that brings together health professionals, designers, engineers and business experts to identify and propose solutions to specific medical challenges. He was also a member of the Royal College Technology Task Force.
Dr. Parker studied Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Victoria and holds a BSc in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta.