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Irfan A. Dhalla

BASc, University of British Columbia; MD, University of Toronto; MSc, London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; FRCPC, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Associate scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital

Interim Vice-President, Health System Performance, Health Quality Ontario

Assistant Professor, Departments of Medicine and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Staff Physician, Department of Medicine, St. Michael's Hospital

Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences

Affiliated Faculty, School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto

Core Member, Centre for Patient Safety, University of Toronto

Clinical Specialty

General internal medicine

Research Interests

Quality of care, health care policy, performance measurement, public reporting, care integration, health services research

Selected Research

Link to Pub Med

Educational Activities

I supervise medical students and residents at St. Michael's Hospital, and I also have an appointment at the School of Graduate Studies which allows me to supervise graduate students.


E-mail: dhallai@smh.ca