Edith Rolko, B.Sc.Phm. RPh, has been in leadership positions both in the private and public sector for more than 30 years. She is currently the Director of Pharmacy at North York General Hospital. Rolko has been a guest lecturer for the Institutional Pharmacy Practice Management Course for several years. She also participates in the Hospital University Pharmacy Education Committee. Prior to joining North York General, Rolko was the Director of Clinical Services at Toronto Rehab with responsibilities for pharmacy, diagnostic imaging, lab, infection control, chiropody and dental services. 

In the private sector, Rolko was the Vice President of Pharmacy and Operations at Calea providing compounded IV medications to patients in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary.

Selected Publications

Lee M, Chiu J, Rolko E. "Choosing Wisely: Experience of a Community Academic Hospital Pharmacy in Identifying Opportunities and Implementing Changes", Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, Sep-Oct. 2017, Vol. 70, No 5:  pp. 375-380.

Oikawa C, Rolko E. “Beyond Use Dating The North York General Hospital Experience”, Pharmacy Connections, Fall 2017.

Rolko E, Chan T. "Implementation of Radio Frequency Identification for Medication Tray Management", Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, Sep-Oct. 2015, Vol. 68, No 5: pp.412-416. (co-authored with T. Chan)