November 7, 2019
A new initiative launched by IHPME’s Master of Health Informatics (MHI) program invites former alumni to return as mentors and enhance the teaching and learning experience of students in the health informatics field. “15% of our graduates responded almost immediately… Read more about Giving back – alumni return as mentors to support growth and networking in Master of Health Informatics program
July 11, 2019
The inaugural recipients of the 2019-20 Vector Scholarships in AI have been announced, and four of these talented top students are also incoming students of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation as part of the Master and Executive… Read more about Raising the bar – Four Health Informatics students receive Vector Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence
June 6, 2019
By Rebecca Biason Two years ago, Khaled Almilaji a Syrian physician and humanitarian, was caught the throes of a U.S. travel ban, unable to return to his studies in public health at Brown University or to his pregnant wife Jehan… Read more about Humanitarian and IHPME graduate builds health information system for hospitals in Syria’s war zone
June 18, 2018
After 18 years of service as a military nurse, Andrew Lo suddenly found himself faced with the reality of readjusting to the pace of civilian life. He had been recently diagnosed with PTSD and chronic pain, and unsure of what… Read more about Forging a New Path: Retired Military Nurse Completes Degree in Health Informatics
May 9, 2018
The University of Toronto’s Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) has helped launch a Certificate in Health Informatics program at Israel’s Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT), the first of its kind in the country. The program is aimed… Read more about U of T Helps Launch Health Informatics Program for Nurses in Israel
January 31, 2018
Partnering with Health Out Loud and VEEP (The Volunteer Engineering Experience Program at the University of Toronto), Master of Health Informatics (MHI) student Allie Margaret May is leading a team of volunteers in the launch of a new mobile mental… Read more about Health Out Loud: U of T Student’s Mobile Health Project Promotes Mental Health Awareness
December 4, 2017
With the summer sun shining an average twenty-two hours a day in Yellowknife, capital of the Northwest Territories, alongside its scenic and rural landscape and slightly cooler temperatures, it would be easy for one to think of this northern region… Read more about Improving Health Outcomes in Canada’s North: A Practicum Experience
August 1, 2017
Currently sitting at a sunny 23°, summer in Yellowknife is something everyone must experience. With about 18 hours of sunshine per day, there are plenty of opportunities to fit in as many activities as you’d like. So what exactly do… Read more about What Do People Like to Do in Yellowknife?
IHPME Health Informatics Summer Seminar
Future Directions for Nurses in an Automated, Artificially Intelligent, Social-Networked Healthcare Environment
Join us for a Skype in session with Dr. Richard Booth who will be discussing his thoughts and elaborating on one of his recent publications. Following this is a mix and mingle!
Richard Booth is an assistant professor at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing (Western University) and a status-only assistant professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (University of Toronto). He is a clinician researcher with an active research program exploring health informatics, social media technology, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. Along with his current teaching and research requirements, he is a Faculty Scholar Fellow with the provincial Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), exploring the use of social media technology and its related impact on clinical and health systems utilization. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN).
A pizza lunch will be provided, make sure you Register Today
July 7, 2017
This week’s blog post by Allie Margaret May is an opinion piece on health informatics. Last week I headed back to Toronto for an unplanned visit. The bittersweet taste of the airplane air mirrored my emotions, as my purpose… Read more about Why I Do What I Do: What My Grandpa Taught Me About Health Informatics