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I Wish I Knew Then: Advice for Students to Think Big!

It took awhile for Dr. Bradley Strauss, interventional cardiologist and chief of the Schulich Heart Program, to realize that it’s OK to think big.

“Don’t think that because you are just an individual in a hospital somewhere in Toronto that you can’t make a huge difference,” Dr. Strauss said. “Look for new ways to do things differently, and better.”

He started to follow that advice after seeing that spirit in his mentor. Dr. Strauss dreamed big: The University of Toronto professor has invented a new way of unclogging totally blocked arteries. 


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Alexis Dobranowski

Alexis Dobranowski is a Communications Advisor at Sunnybrook.