CCHE Seminar Series: Social Medicine and Behaviourally-informed Health Policy

Andrew Boozary
University Health Network, University of Toronto

Friday February 28, 2020, 10am-12pm, HSB 108 (155 College Street)

Abstract: As the Executive Director, Health and Social Policy at UHN, Dr. Boozary is working to develop, evaluate and scale new models of healthcare delivery for patients with complex health and social needs. Prior to joining UHN, Dr. Boozary served in senior advisory roles in the provincial and federal government on public policy issues ranging from primary care reform to the implementation of pharmacare.

Dr. Andrew Boozary is a primary care physician and Executive Director, Health and Social Policy at the University Health Network. He holds academic appointments as an assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto and as an adjunct faculty member at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Dr. Boozary is the founding editor-in-chief of the Harvard Public Health Review and has published in top academic journals including CMAJ, JAMA, and Health Affairs. Dr. Boozary completed his medical training at the University of Toronto and health policy training at Princeton University (Master in Public Policy) and Harvard University (Master of Science). He has maintained active research as a Visiting Scientist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and is a Senior Fellow at the Wellesley Institute.