Unlocking creativity to bring innovation to health – a conversation with human centered design expert Sharon Kim

September 19, 2019

From innovators to fine artists, or famous visionaries like Steve Jobs and Oprah, highly creative individuals have always stoked the curiosity of Dr. Sharon Kim and led her to question just why we find generating creative ideas so challenging. Kim… Read more about Unlocking creativity to bring innovation to health – a conversation with human centered design expert Sharon Kim



Want to Start an Ontario Health Team? U of T symposium will help you understand the potentially massive transformation in the Ontario health system

June 6, 2019

By Heidi Singer If you’re curious about the new Ontario Health Teams – how to form one, what they will look like, how they will work, and why they may transform care in the province – few people know more… Read more about Want to Start an Ontario Health Team? U of T symposium will help you understand the potentially massive transformation in the Ontario health system






Dr. Robert S. Bell, Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care

Dr. Robert Bell was appointed Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, effective June 2, 2014. Prior to this role, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of University Health Network for nine years. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer at Princess Margaret Hospital and Chair of both Cancer Care Ontario’s Clinical Council and the Cancer Quality Council of Ontario.

Dr. Bell received his Doctor of Medicine from McGill University and a Master of Science from the University of Toronto. He also completed a Fellowship in Orthopaedic Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University. Dr. Bell is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American College of Surgeons and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
An internationally recognized orthopedic surgeon, health care executive, clinician-scientist, and educator, Dr. Bell brings more than 40 years of health care experience to his current role.

IHPME-GSU is honoured to have Deputy Minister, Dr. Bell join us for a lunch and learn. We hope to see IHPME faculty, students, and alumni attend for a brief presentation on the patients first act, systems transformation, and a moderated discussion.