About Us

S. Lawrence Librach MD, CCFP, FCFP

Dr. Librach is the W. Gifford-Jones Professor in Pain Control and Palliative Care at the University of Toronto, where he also holds the position of full professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is the Director of the Division of Palliative Care in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Librach is also an associate in the Joint Centre for Bioethics and the Centre for Studies in Pain at the University of Toronto and the Buehler Centre for Aging at Northwestern University in Chicago. He is an academic educator with the Centre for Professional Development at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He was the physician leader of the national Educating Future Physicians for Palliative and End-of-Life Care Project (EFPPEC) which introduced curriculum in palliative and end-of-life care to Canada’s 17 medical schools. He is an education consultant to the Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) project in the USA. He is a member of the board and president of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association.