PhD in Health Informatics

We are no longer accepting applications for the MSc or PhD programs for September 2023 entry. The next application entry term is September 2024 with an application deadline of December 1, 2023.

We expect admission decisions for September 2023 applications will be available in late March/early April 2023.

We offer a PhD in Health Informatics program which will prepare scholars to discover and extend their scientific knowledge and advance the science and practice of health informatics. Many of our PhD graduates:

  • Assume leadership roles in health informatics and health care systems
  • Generate new knowledge through research and testing of theory and contribute to feasible solutions to advance health care in a culturally diverse society
  • Translate research findings into practice and policy at multiple levels
  • Reflect an interdisciplinary perspective in research and scholarly endeavours

The program is built around our core interdisciplinary specializations:

  • Design and structure of digital information systems
  • Implementation and evaluation of digital health information systems
  • Health information systems applications
  • Health data science and analytics
  • Patient and equity-focused health technology interventions