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Irfan Dhalla

Affiliate Scientist

ICES Affiliation
  • ICES Central
  • Chronic Disease & Pharmacotherapy Research Program



Contact Irfan Dhalla



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

Research Focus

  • Health care quality
  • Health policy/reform
  • Health services research

Other Affiliations

  • Vice-President of Evidence Development & Standards, Health Quality Ontario
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Recent ICES Grants

Recent Awards & Recognition

  • Labelle Lectureship in Health Services Research

    2012: Awarded to Dr. Irfan Dhalla who spoke on "The virtual ward and other policy-relevant trials in health care".

    Each year, the Labelle lectureship is awarded to a young investigator from any country who is engaged in multi-disciplinary health services research; is challenging existing methods or accepted ideas in health services and who will deliver a high-quality lecture that will appeal to an audience of broad interests.

  • CIHR New Investigator Award

    2012-2014: Awarded to Dr. Irfan Dhalla for "A virtual ward to reduce readmissions after hospital discharge."

  • Canadian Society of Internal Medicine New Investigator Award

    2012: Awarded to Dr. Irfan Dhalla for "A Virtual Ward to Improve Post-Hospital Care." The award is offered by the Canadian Society of Internal Medicine in recognition of excellence in the field of internal medicine research by a young investigator.

Recent ICES Publications