About Us

We Help Over 75,000 Patients Gain Access to Healthcare Services They Need

The North York Family Health Team (NYFHT) is composed of a multidisciplinary team of Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Registered Dietitians, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Case Worker, Child and Youth Worker, Chiropodist, Physician Assistant and Family Physicians. Associated with the Department of Family & Community Medicine at North York General Hospital and the University of Toronto. NYFHT is an academic Family Health Team that provides services to over 75,000 patients.

Our Vision and Mission


Enhance primary healthcare, interdisciplinary learning, and clinical research to improve the health of North York Family Health Team‘s diverse patient population.


To provide accessible, patient-focused, and family-centered primary healthcare through an interdisciplinary team committed to transforming health knowledge into best practices.


The NYFHT is committed to maintaining a culture of mutual respect, accountability, confidentiality and collaboration. The NYFHT will make a determined effort to ensure effective communication and build positive relationships with patients, staff and partners.

Board of Directors

NYFHT is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, responsible to the Ministry of Health of Ontario. The Board consists of physician members from each of our seven Family Health Organizations, representatives from North York General Hospital and Community Volunteers.

Our Board of Directors include:

Justin Gould – Chair
Denise Prindiville – Vice Chair
Michelle Sautner – Treasurer
Sue Griffis – Secretary – Ex-Officio
Dr. David Eisen – Ex-Officio (Voting)
Dr. Maria Muraca – Ex-Officio
Dr. David Kaplan
Dr. Samuel Krausz
Dr. Dahlia Balaban
Dr. Margaret Bennett
Dr. Timothy Li
Dr. Eva Knifed
Dr. Lianne Butterfill
Dr. Katherine Ker

Leadership Team

Susan Griffis – Executive Director
Dr. Maria Muraca – Medical Director
Nureen Ladha – Clinical Manager