John S. Gill, MD, MS

Dr. Gill completed his clinical training in Canada and research training at Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston before joining the Division of Nephrology at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada as a clinician scientist in 2002 where he is currently Professor of Medicine with tenure.

Dr. Gill has been a member of the AST since 2002 and is currently the Society's Past President. He is Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Transplantation and Chair of the Annual AST Fellows Meeting.  He has served as Chair of the Education Committee, Kidney-Pancreas Committee, and Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee, and has led the organization of joint winter meetings with the Canadian Society of Transplantation as well as the AST Clinical Trials Symposium. He serves as Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

Dr. Gill is a clinical and health policy researcher who has continuously maintained peer-reviewed funding throughout his academic career, he has led the development of a Canadian clinical transplant research network, authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications, and trained 20 post-doctoral research fellows.    

Dr. Gill has had a lead role in advancing national initiatives for transplant patients in Canada including development of Canada’s kidney paired donation program. He has served as President of the Canadian Society of Nephrology, and the Canadian Organ Replacement Register.

Updated June 2018