DLSPH Open: Improving Quality with the IDEAS Project

When we cut health budgets, quality inevitably crumbles. But what if we set out to improve quality – and end up saving money in the process? This is exactly what IHPME researchers at the IDEAS Project have found over the last few years when they helped teams to improve care...

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DLSPH Open: DLSPH’s First-​Ever Academic Plan

Dear Colleagues, I’m pleased to announce that DLSPH’s first-ever Academic Plan has been approved by our School Council. This is the blueprint for our school’s guiding values and direction over the next five years. Many of you are already quite familiar with it, as the plan was forged through dozens...

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Patient engagement in research can improve health and the health system

CMAJ cover photo: building blocks of care

Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? A comprehensive collection of 17 innovative Demonstration projects – from youth involvement in mental health services to suicide prevention, Indigenous health, children with complex medical needs and more – highlights the value of patient engagement in research. Engaging Patients in Health Research:...

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Dean Steini Brown among experts advising Ontario on health-​care policy

By:  Chris Sorensen, Communications Officer University of Toronto A health-care advisory council struck by the Ontario government will draw on the expertise of Professor Adalsteinn Brown, Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. The province said today Brown is among the members of the council, first revealed back in June, that will...

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Appointment of Professor Adalsteinn Brown as Dean, DLSPH

Sent on behalf of the Vice-President & Provost, Cheryl Regehr (PDAD&C #110, 2017-18)  ______________________________________________________________________________________________ I am delighted to announce that the Agenda Committee of Academic Board has approved the appointment of Professor Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown as Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) for a five-year term, beginning...

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DLSPH Response to Anti-​Black Racism

Dear DLSPH Community: The Dalla Lana School of Public Health is committed to its core values of equity and diversity and condemnation of anti-Black racism, and all forms of discrimination and recognizes the central role that inequity plays in producing and shaping not only major public health concerns, but also...

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Paul Dalla Lana commits second $20-​million gift to the Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Almost a decade after making a $20-million gift to establish the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto, Paul and Alessandra Dalla Lana are doubling down on their investment. Today, the couple announced they are making an additional $20-million gift to the school, located in the heart of Toronto’s innovation...

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