University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine
Office of the Registrar, Medical Sciences Building, Room 2306, 1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON
Canada M5S 1A8

Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

Program Information
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Description IHPME offers a MSc concentration in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in a unique partnership with the University of Toronto’s Centre for Patient Safety. It is one of the first graduate programs in English Canada to offer a specific focus on quality improvement and patient safety. The Quality Improvement and Patient Safety concentration provides students with the opportunity to focus their research and learning on both the theory and application of improvement science in real time. The program offers a comprehensive, innovative curriculum that incorporates the latest research and thinking in healthcare quality improvement, patient safety and leadership. IHPME faculty are recognized national and international leaders in the fields of improvement science, patient safety and health care leadership. Students work closely with faculty both in and out of the classroom applying their in-class learning to lead and evaluate a sustainable quality improvement initiative in the workplace. Offered in a modular format the program is designed to allow individuals to earn this research degree in one year without interrupting their careers.
Website: Quality Improvement & Patient Safety at University of Toronto - Faculty of Medicine
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 78
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: January 29, 2018