Dr. Irfan Dhalla
Irfan Dhalla, MD, FRCPC , Scientist & Staff Physician - St. Michael's Hospital, Adjunct Scientist, ICES, Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Irfan’s research focuses primarily on evaluating complex health service interventions and policy changes that are intended to improve health outcomes for these patients.
He is the founder of the Toronto Virtual Ward, a multi-organizational initiative designed to improve post-hospital care, and is leading a CIHR-funded randomized controlled trial comparing the Virtual Ward with usual care. His research has been recognized with a CIHR Rising Star award, a CIHR New Investigator award and a Canadian Society of Internal Medicine New Investigator award. He was also recognized as one of the Toronto Star’s “Twelve to Watch in 2012.”