Dr. Zahn was appointed president and CEO of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in 2009. CAMH is the leading mental health hospital in Canada and the country’s largest academic health science centre focused on mental illness.
Dr. Zahn is also a professor in the University of Toronto’s faculty of medicine and a fellow at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She has made contributions to healthcare in Ontario through her leadership in hospital integration, technology assessment and mental healthcare system improvement.
Recent honours include membership in the Order of Canada, doctor of laws degrees from Western University and Ryerson University, and the York University Bryden Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement.
Dr. Zahn champions the integration of psychiatry and neuroscience in treating mental illness. She passionately works to steer mental illness into the mainstream of healthcare, promoting equitable access to resources.