Meri Fleiman

Adult Psychiatry and Health Systems


Humber River Regional Hospital
1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Canada
Appointment Status

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Psychiatric Association
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Canadian Medical Association

Dr. Fleiman completed her Bachelor of Sciences Honours at Queen’s University, doing research on the neuroregulation of fear in animal models.  She went on to complete her medical degree at Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, and Psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto, with a particular focus on mood disorders and consultation-liaison psychiatry.  

Dr. Fleiman works at Humber River Hospital as a general adult outpatient psychiatrist and as part of the Early Psychosis Intervention Program.  She is the Outpatient Department Physician Lead, and a Co-Chair of the Mental Health and Addictions Quality Improvement Committee. She was previously the program psychiatrist for the Mood and Anxiety Day Program (“Taking Charge”). She has completed the University of Toronto Certificate in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.  During her career, she has continuously been involved in various administrative, program development and leadership positions.



Part-Time Lecturer, University of Toronto



Honours and Awards

2021 - Jane Chamberlin Award, Association of General Hospital Psychiatric Services.  Awarded for outstanding achievement in mental health to the Humber River Hospital Stepped Care Implementation Team  

2019 - Award of Excellence in Mental Health Quality Improvement, Canadian College of Health Leaders (nominated).  Humber River Hospital selected the Taking Charge Program for nomination, in light of the quality improvement work our team completed 

2013 - Nominated for Best Undergraduate Resident Teacher Award, CAMH, Undergraduate Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

2013 - Greben Hahn Award for Outstanding Achievement, Department of Psychiatry,

Mount Sinai Hospital

2007 – 2008 - Jean Royce Fellowship (for involvement in research), $24,000, Queen's University

2006 - William C. Dement Fellowship in Sleep Research, Department of Psychiatry, Brown University

2005, 2006 - Summer Student Research Award, NSERC