USquareSoft is a Canadian company based in Toronto, Ontario & founded in 2009 by Dr. Chi-Ming Chow and Edward Brawer. We specialize in medical educational software and knowledge translation. We develop software for a variety of North American & European companies and organizations in the medical & pharmaceutical fields. We develop Apps for iOS, Android OS, OS X, Windows, and the Web.
Chi-Ming Chow MDCM MSc FRCPC FACC FASE
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Chi-Ming Chow is an attending staff cardiologist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto. He has an undergraduate degree in computer science from Brown University, USA. He completed his Doctor of Medicine (1990) at McGill University (Montréal, Québec) and a Masters of Science in Epidemiology at McGill University (1997). He completed his training in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine and Cardiology at McGill University. He then pursued his clinical and research echocardiography fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, USA.
He had won multiple local and national teaching awards to recognize his teaching and innovation in medical education. He is a winner of the Ruedy Award for Innovation in Medical Education presented by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine and the 2009 William Goldie Prize for Innovation by the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto.
He is currently a board member, and a media spokesperson for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. He participates actively in health promotion and research among ethnic Chinese. To recognize his service to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, he won the Award For Volunteer Excellence in 2007 and the Rick Gallop Award for Pioneering Leadership in 2008. He was recently awarded the Best Community Service Award by the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs in 2010.
Edward Brawer BSc (Hons)
Chief Operating Officer
Edward Brawer completed his undergraduate degree in biology (2007) at the University of Waterloo (Waterloo, Ontario). He has worked with Dr. Chow for the past decade on designing and programming educational software for the web, desktop, and mobile platforms.
He has authored and presented several papers at the Slice of Life conference in Lausanne, Switzerland (2006), and published software as part of Toronto Notes (2007). He has provided technical support for the University of Toronto Educational IT Summer Student Program (2009-present).
He has developed iOS Apps for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (2010), the Heart&Stroke Foundation of Canada (2011), and has independently published software for the Mac since 2004.