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Brian M. Wong, MD, FRCPC

Associate Scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room H4 66
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100, ext. 83709

Education:

  • B.Sc. (Hons.), 1999, pharmacology, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 2003, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCPC, 2007, internal medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Associate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Veterans Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Associate director, Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, University of Toronto
  • Assistant professor, department of medicine, U of T
  • Director, continuing education and quality improvement, department of medicine, U of T
  • Staff physician, general internal medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Research Foci:

  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement
  • Medical education
  • In-hospital communication

Research Summary:

Dr. Wong's research centres on the intersection between patient safety, quality improvement and medical education. Areas of focus include improving in-hospital communication using information technology, reducing in-hospital paging errors, adverse event surveillance and transitions in care.

He is also involved in medical education research. He was the principal author of a systematic review and a state-of-the-science review, which summarize the best evidence for how to teach quality improvement and patient safety to residents and medical students. Current research focuses on teaching error disclosure skills to residents, and evaluating the impact of a co-learning model on resident and faculty learning about quality improvement.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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