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.

Scholarship recipients become part of the Vector Institute’s community of renowned researchers, major Canadian companies, and AI startups solving high-impact problems. Recipients receive support for their education, and an affiliation with Vector can open high-quality career options through Vector’s networking & career events, Digital Talent Hub and professional development.

Vector will be holding webinars for prospective students in February 2024. Please review this page and sign up to hear from Vector directly on registration details for these webinars and other information on the scholarship.

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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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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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
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
Email Address: ihpme.mhi.program@​

Manages the MHI courses including enrolment, grades, and access to Quercus. For admissions inquiries contact

Graduate Placements

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

Coordinates details involving student placement and experiential learning