PhD in Health Informatics

We are no longer accepting applications for the MSc and PhD programs for September 2022 entry.  

Admission decisions for the September 2022 entry point for the MSc and PhD programs will be available in early spring.

The next application entry term is September 2023. The online application for September 2023 entry will be available in early fall 2022 with a Dec. 1, 2022 deadline.

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