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Irfan Dhalla

Affiliate Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program



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  • MHCM, Harvard University
  • MSc, Health Policy, Planning and Financing, London School of Economics
  • MD, University of Toronto
  • BASc, Engineering Physics, University of British Columbia

Research Focus

  • Health policy/reform
  • Acute/hospital care
  • Internal medicine
  • Quality improvement

Other Affiliations

  • Vice-President, Physician Quality, Unity Health Toronto
  • Director, Care Experience and Equity, Unity Health Toronto
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent ICES Publications

Association of neighborhood-level material deprivation with atrial fibrillation care in a single-payer health care system: a population-based cohort study

Abdel-Qadir H, Akioyamen LE, Fang J, Pang A, Ha ACT, Jackevicius CA, Alter DA, Austin PC, Atzema CL, Bhatia RS, Booth GL, Johnston S, Dhalla I, Kapral MK, Krumholz HM, McNaughton CD, Roifman I, Tu K, Udell JA, Wijeysundera HC, Ko DT, Schull MJ. Lee DS. Circulation. 2022; 146(3):159-71. Epub 2022 Jun 9. DOI:

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