Michaela Beder

Dr. Michaela Beder is the Mental Health Lead with Inner City Health Associates, and also works at clinically at MDOT and Sistering as a psychiatrist. Her work is focused on improving the system for, and providing care to, people who experience severe mental illness, homelessness, substance use, criminalization, and immigration related difficulties. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, the recipient of the Ontario Psychiatric Association’s Breakout Community Psychiatry Advocacy Award, and is the Social Justice Postgraduate Education Lead for the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Beder is also a community organizer working together with allies at Health Providers Against Poverty, the OHIP for All Campaign, and on issues of immigration detention.