Why do we need sustainable health care? Launch of Centre for Sustainable Health Systems at U of T aims to tackle climate change through the organization and delivery of care

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 about Why do we need sustainable health care? Launch of Centre for Sustainable Health Systems at U of T aims to tackle climate change through the organization and delivery of care


Giving back – alumni return as mentors to support growth and networking in Master of Health Informatics program

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



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



Think you may have arthritis? You may have trouble seeing a rheumatologist in Ontario according to IHPME led study

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 about Think you may have arthritis? You may have trouble seeing a rheumatologist in Ontario according to IHPME led study