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
December 5, 2019
Despite the fact that vision care coverage is offered in Ontario to individuals under the age of twenty, in 2013, only 14% of children under the age of six had a vision exam. This is concerning to researchers and optometrists… Read more
November 7, 2019
Climate change is happening, and it threatens our health. More than 5% of Canada’s overall carbon footprint is generated by the health care system, and for Fiona Miller, a professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME),… Read more
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
October 25, 2019
On October 10, University of Toronto President Meric Gertler presented over 100 volunteers with the U of T Arbor Award, a prize given to individuals who are exemplary in their dedication and service to the community. IHPME alumnus Lee Fairclough… Read more
Change makers, innovators, and exceptional leaders, make up our community of IHPME alumni.
Join us on October 21 for IHPME’s annual Moonshot celebration taking place this year in the heart of downtown Toronto at the beautiful Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Connect with your fellow alumni, students and faculty, and celebrate the legacy of IHPME as one of Canada’s leading institutions in health policy, management and evaluation and join us as we continue to remain at the forefront of change in health.
We are pleased to announce this year’s keynote address will be presented by Dr. Sharon Kim, Lead Faculty and the Director for Innovation & Human-Centered Design at the Carey Business School.
We will also be announcing the 2019 winner of the Louise Lemieux-Charles Health System Leadership Award.
Nominations for this award are now open, please visit our IHPME Awards page for more details.
Tickets: $25 student / $35 alumni
Keynote Speaker Dr. Sharon Kim
Designing Human Centered Healthcare
Sharon Kim is Lead Faculty and the Director for Innovation & Human-Centered Design at the Carey Business School. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Cornell University. She has extensive experience studying the psychology of creativity, and her research has been featured in popular media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company. She teaches design thinking and provides innovation consulting to leaders in Fortune 100 companies and international health NGOs.
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
September 12, 2019
Each year a deserving graduate of IHPME’s Master of Health Science in Health Administration (MHSc) program is selected as one of six Canadian students to receive the Robert Wood Johnson Award. Given to those who have made promising contributions to… Read more
August 23, 2019
It’s been a growing concern for years, there just aren’t enough rheumatologists in Canada to keep up with demand. In 2015 there were approximately 400 rheumatologists in the country, but that’s at a deficit of over 200. Patients sometimes wait… Read more
August 23, 2019
Getting an infection while in hospital, having an adverse reaction to a medication, or even worse, having something left inside you after surgery are all examples of adverse events that patients are at risk of experiencing during a hospital stay.… Read more