IHPME launches inaugural AI in Health Certificate

January 21, 2020

As part of IHPME’s continuing education programming, the new AI in Health Certificate is a flagship component of an initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the health sector, which is being championed by the Institute. Developed by faculty members Emily… Read more







Allan Detsky Reflects on Order of Canada Recognition

September 10, 2018

They desire a better country. These words, the motto of the Order of Canada, ring especially true for one of the Order’s most recent recipients, Dr. Allan Detsky, a Professor at IHPME who has been recognized for his lasting impact… Read more



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.