Master of Health Informatics (MHI)

Advancing leadership and health informatics research in digital and AI technologies to drive organizational and system change within the healthcare sector.

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MHI is one of Canada’s few graduate programs in the rapidly evolving field of health informatics with a strong focus on artificial intelligence (AI).

MHI learners bridge the gap between technology and the health information needs of clinicians, patients, administrators and policy-makers with information technology solutions that drive system change and improvement.

Vector Institute

Recognized by Canada’s Vector Institute, MHI focuses on areas of policy, management and evaluation, and system leadership to best prepare the healthcare sector for downstream AI and health information technology-based change.

Program Highlights

Lead Change

Advance your project management, critical thinking, and leadership skills through MHI’s innovative curriculum that equips graduates to meet the rising demands for professional competencies in the field.

Gain Real-World Experience

Apply program learnings to real-world healthcare problems through practicum placements and workplace projects.

Make Connections

Expand your professional network and career prospects by making connections with MHI’s extensive and influential community of health informatics leaders in Canada and beyond.

Health Informatics Career

MHI’s partnerships with leading health and industry organizations offer unparalleled networking opportunities that can help accelerate your career.

Graduates working in the domain of Health/Clinical Informatics

48% EMHI 56% MHI

Graduates working in the domain of Project Management

25% EMHI 56% MHI

Graduates working in the domain of Leadership/Management

40% EMHI 31% MHI

Master of Health Informatics (MHI) in Action

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Latest Alumni Stories

Emerald Liang

Emerald Liang shares how MHI provides a deeper understanding of the impact technology can have in healthcare.

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Eunice Leung

Eunice Leung shares how MHI provides a greater perspective for what technology and informatics can bring to healthcare.

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Claudia Lee

Claudia Lee shares how she gained knowledge from industry experts and established connections with faculty, peers, and the broader IHPME community.

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Alex Gao

Alex Gao shares the value of MHI’s emphasis on combining theory and practice.

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Latest News

Master’s students awarded prestigious Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

June 2, 2023

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IHPME Team Leads Work on World Bank Report

May 30, 2023

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Research and Impact Day 2023: Event Recap

May 19, 2023

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Research and Impact Day 2023

March 22, 2023

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2023 International Women’s Day

March 8, 2023

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HIVE Lab at IHPME Leads to Improved Storytelling

February 28, 2023

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Dr. Julia Zarb Retires from the University of Toronto

December 16, 2022


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Dr. Aviv Shachak

Dr. Aviv Shachak elected fellow of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics

June 7, 2021


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Giving back – alumni return as mentors to support growth and networking in Master of Health Informatics program

November 7, 2019

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Raising the bar – Four Health Informatics students receive Vector Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence

July 11, 2019

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Upcoming Events

Moonshot 2023: Opportunities and Threats of AI in Health Care


Nov 2, 2023 from 5:30pm-7:30pm (EDT)

Art Gallery of Ontario (Baillie Court)
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, ON

Alumni Events / IHPME Events

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Want to Learn More About Our Programs?  Join a Fall Information Session.


Sep 21-Nov 8, 2023


IHPME Events

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Future of Health Leadership, Informatics and Policy (FHLIP) Conference


Feb 22, 2024

University of Toronto – Hart House, Great Hall
Join us at the University of Toronto’s historic Hart House for an insightful exploration of digital health policy and leadership.

IHPME Events

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Join a thriving network of MHI alumni and students who share research, events, news and job postings in the field.

Learn More About IHPME’s Master of Health Informatics (MHI)

MHI Program Director

Karim Keshavjee
Email Address: karim.keshavjee@​

Oversees management of the MHI Program

Graduate Administrator

Zoe Downie-Ross
Phone Number: (416) 946-3486
Email Address: ihpme.grad.admin@​

Coordinates student records, graduate funding, and student-related awards.

Graduate Admissions

Christina Lopez
Phone Number: (416) 978-1108
Email Address: ihpme.admissions@​

Manages admissions and responds to all related inquiries.

Graduate Assistant

Nadia Ismail
Phone Number: (416) 946-4100
Email Address: ihpme.grad.assist@​

Coordinates various graduate initiatives including defences, student events, and graduation.

MHI Program Assistant

Aileen O’Dowd
Phone Number: 416-946-8277
Email Address: ihpme.mhi.program@​

Manages the MHI courses including enrolment, grades, and access to Quercus

Graduate Placements

Christina Lopez
Phone Number: (416) 978-1108
Email Address: ihpme.placements@​

Coordinates details involving student placement and experiential learning