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Kaveh Shojania

Kaveh Shojania

Dr. Shojania is Professor and Vice Chair (Quality & Innovation) in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. His research has focused on identifying and further developing effective strategies for achieving improved healthcare quality. He has published over 150 papers indexed in Medline, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA and the Lancet. Google Scholar lists over 20,000 citations to his work for an h-index of 67. From 2011-2020 Dr. Shojania was Editor-in-Chief at BMJ Quality & Safety, during which period, the journal’s impact factor rose from under 2 to over 7, so that it now has 2nd highest impact among the 90+ journals covering not just health care quality and safety, but also all of health services research, clinical informatics, health policy, and medical education among other topics. He attended medical school in Winnipeg, followed by a year at UBC and then completed his residency in internal medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. After a fellowship at the University of California San Francisco, he stayed on faculty there for several years, before returning to Canada. Dr Shojania held a Canada Research Chair in Patient Safety and Quality Improvement from 2004-2013.