SickKids Model Profile: Dr. Sumit Gupta

Jan 18, 2016
SickKids Model Profile Fashion Heals

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients!

We’re enthusiastic to profile and share fun insights about each model before the event on April 20, 2016.

MEET THE 2016 FASHION HEALS SICKKIDS MODEL

Dr. SUMIT GUPTA

STAFF ONCOLOGIST AND CLINICIAN INVESTIGATOR SINCE 2014. FIRST STARTED AT SICKKIDS IN 2005.

Where did you grow up?

Winnipeg

What languages do you speak?

English, French, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish and some Mandarin.

Why are you participating in Fashion Heals 2016 fashion show?  

Fun way to help contribute to a great cause! I’ve bee the recipient of a few grants from the Garron Family Cancer Centre, supported by Fashion Heals in 2016, which have allowed me to conduct multiple research studies aimed at making the lives of kids with cancer better.

What is your most memorable experience with SickKids?

Way too many to count! Taking care of any patient is memorable in its own way.

What advice would you give to your childhood self?

Don’t worry, everything works out.

What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to?

Totally dating myself but an Our Lady Peace concert in Toronto. Amazing energy and brought back great memories.

What are you watching on Netflix?

Jessica Jones… So good!

Raptors, Leafs, Argos or Blue Jays?

Is there anyone who doesn’t answer JAYS after last year?

How can la closette help you?

No idea. I’m not exactly a fashion expert and pretty open to anything.

Your next clothing/accessories purchase will be:  

New shoes

 

About Fashion Heals in support of SickKids:

In 2016, Fashion Heals in support of SickKids is taking place on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 starting at 7PM. It’s an annual, vibrant evening event raising awareness and funds for SickKids Hospital by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. Our guests will enjoy a private evening at Holt Renfrew‘s flagship location over music, food and entertainment while getting inspired by our one of a kind fashion show organized and styled by la closette and featuring SickKids models. The evening will wrap up with a private shopping experience. If you’d like to join the celebration of SickKids on April 20, 2016 with Fashion Heals, please purchase your tickets here or donate. We hope to see you there!

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