Aaron Derfel

Health Reporter

Aaron Derfel is the medical reporter at the Montreal Gazette, specializing in investigative and narrative journalism in a 30-year career that has taken him across North America. He is a three-time team finalist of the National Newspaper Awards, and in 2018, he earned a National Newspaper Award citation of merit in the investigations category for a four-part series exposing how budget cuts led to an increase in hospital violence at the Montreal General.