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Lauren Lapointe-Shaw

Adjunct Scientist (Full Status) ICES Central Primary Care & Health Systems Research Program


Lauren Lapointe-Shaw MDCM, PhD, is an assistant professor, clinician-scientist track in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and a staff general internal medicine physician at the University Health Network. In 2019 she defended her doctoral thesis relating to the transition of patients from hospital to home. She received a CIHR Fellowship Award, the CIHR-IHSPR’s Rising Star Award, and was supported throughout her research training by the Eliot Phillipson Clinician-Scientist Training Program at the University of Toronto.

She has expertise in using health administrative data to answer questions relating to the quality of healthcare and the effects of health policy. Her research centres on the organization of and access to physician services and preventing hospital readmissions.

  • PhD, Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto
  • FRCPC, Internal Medicine
  • MDCM, McGill University
  • BSc, Biology, McGill University
  • Acute/hospital care
  • Internal medicine
  • Health services research
  • Health policy/reform
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Staff Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, University Health Network
  • Innovation Fellow, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care

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