Canadian Medical Association

Sunny Tutt (he/him)
Surrey, British Columbia

Key statement

Entrepreneur, home builder, real estate developer and broker enjoying his new lease on life after receiving a life-saving heart transplant. Peer mentor and patient advocate for heart failure and organ donation awareness. Founding member and volunteer for many non-profit organizations.

Lived experience

Survivor who experienced 20 years of heart failure and went from using a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) mechanical heart pump device to receiving a heart transplant. 

Key areas of interest in advocacy

Working on strategies to support patients, caregivers and health care workers by sharing personal lived experience. Ensuring a national standard is formed for equal access to health care resources. 

What I hope to bring to the Patient Voice

Lived experience with heart failure and transplant while dealing with the health care system. An interest in collaborating with and contributing to the Patient Voice team to improve patient care and workplace quality for health care professionals. 

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