Lauren Lapointe-Shaw

Faculty Member

Accepting Students


Physician Home Visits

Accepting Students

Research into the practice of physicians who provide home visits, and the quality of care provided in physician home visits. Looking for MSc students to lead a study using health administrative data (ICES).

Lead: Lauren Lapointe-Shaw

Research Interests

  • Quality of care (both in-hospital and outpatient physician services)
  • Heath services organization and delivery (primary care, general internal medicine, hospital care)
  • Health policy
  • Transition from hospital to home
  • Preventing hospital readmissions
  • Older adults/geriatrics
  • Observational research methods

Other Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • General Internal Medicine Physician and Clinician Scientist, University Health Network
  • Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
  • Innovation Fellow, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV)
  • Adjunct Scientist, ICES

Accepting Students

Care transitions in and out of hospital are increasingly the target of health system reform in Canada. Despite the focus on care transitions, few interventions have been found to reduce readmissions or costs. Integrated models of care (IC) are evidence-based […]