Degree Requirements

Courses + Capstone Project: Comprising 5.0 Full Course Equivalents (FCE)

The curriculum provides both coursework and supervised capstone experiences in real-world health settings. The core curriculum focuses on systems leadership, health sector strategy, healthcare complexity, and health systems innovation. In the capstone project, students will explore the foundations of leadership and design innovation and develop the necessary skills to lead change and create evidence on where change is most needed, how innovation can be developed and implemented and how to systematically assess the impact of change on all aspects of the health system.


Course Requirements:

Students must complete 2.0 FCEs as follows:

HAD2001H

Strategic Vision and Planning for Health System Change

HAD2012H

Leading and Innovating in Canada’s Digital Health Ecosystem

Students must complete (1.5 FCE) as follows:

Students must take 3 courses (1.5 FCE) of approved elective courses. Students may elect to take up to 0.5 FCE outside of the approved elective course list.

Learning Health System (need to take this as a sequence)

HAD2002H

Learning Health Systems Part 2: Implementation and Evaluation of System Innovations

HAD2003H

Learning Health Systems Part 1: Identifying Opportunities for System Change and Designing Sound Innovations

Quality Improvement (need to take this as a sequence)

Innovation

In addition

Students can select elective courses from IHPME, DLSPH or Rotman courses.
Please consult the SLI Program Assistant for the most up to date list.

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SLI Program Director

Savithiri Ratnapalan
Email Address: ihpme.sli.prog.dir@​utoronto.ca

Oversees management of the SLI Program

SLI Program Assistant

Devrim Sen
Phone Number: 416-946-8542
Email Address: ihpme.sli.program@​utoronto.ca

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

Graduate Administrator

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

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

Graduate Admissions

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

Coordinates all IHPME admissions

Graduate Assistant

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

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

Graduate Placements

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

Coordinates details involving student placement and experiential learning