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We welcome Brian D. Hodges MD, PhD, FRCPC
Dr. Brian D. Hodges is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Education (OISE/UT) at the University of Toronto, the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education and Vice President Education at the University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals). He leads the AMS Phoenix Project: A Call to Caring, an initiative to rebalance the technical and compassionate dimensions of healthcare.
Dr. Hodges graduated from Queen’s University Medical School in 1989, completed psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto in 1994, a Master's of Higher Education in 1995 and a PhD in 2007. Since 2003, he has been Director of the University of Toronto Wilson Centre, one of the largest centres for health professional education research in the world. From 2004-2008 he was Chair of Evaluation for at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, overseeing assessment in the 62 specialty programs in Canada. Internationally he has worked with medical schools and licensure organizations in New Zealand, Switzerland, Poland, Japan, Jordan, Israel, France, China, Australia and Ethiopia. In 2003 he spent a year at the University of Paris, earning a diploma in Health Economics and Social Sciences and established collaborations with the University of Paris and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP) where he continues to serve as a member of the education board. He was named Full Professor and Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at University of Toronto in 2009.