Research  >  Research  >  Scientist Profiles  >  Scientists A-F

Scientist profiles A-F

SRI profiles

Dr. Bourne Auguste
Bourne Auguste, MD, MSc., FRCPC

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Staff Nephrologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Kidney Care Centre at the CNIB Centre
1929 Bayview Avenue, Third floor
Toronto, ON M4G 3E8

Phone: 416-480-5590
Fax: 416-480-5180

Administrative Assistant: Nicole Pang

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor of Science (with highest honours): Neuroscience; 2009 Carleton University – Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • MD; 2012 McMaster University – Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • Internal Medicine Residency; 2012- 2015 University of Toronto – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Chief Medical Resident; 2015-2016 Women’s College Hospital – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Certificate in Quality Improvement & Patient Safety; 2015-2016 Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • FRCPC (Internal Medicine); 2016, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • FRCPC (Nephrology); 2018, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Clinical Fellowship: Home Dialysis; 2018 – 2019, University Health Network – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Master of Science: System Leadership & Innovation; 2019, Institute of Health Policy Management & Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto – Toronto, ON, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Assistant professor, Department of medicine, Division of nephrology, University of Toronto

Current Interests:

Dr. Auguste is focused on enhancing patient safety and innovation within the field of nephrology. Specifically within the domain of home dialysis, his aim is to enrich patient experiences receiving home dialysis training through patient-centred and innovative curriculums. He wants to identify and standardize quality metrics related to bedside peritoneal dialysis catheter insertions. Dr. Auguste also has an interest in acute peritoneal dialysis initiation for patients, particularly those with a diagnosis of cardiorenal syndrome.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list on Google Scholar
See current publications list on PubMed

Related News and Stories:

Patient safety related media appearances:
Vitamin D overconsumption leaves man with permanent kidney damage (CTV News 2019)
Yes, you can take too many vitamins: Man damages kidneys with too much vitamin D (Global News 2019)