Seminar Series – September 12, 2019

Dr. Christine Fahim

The Improving Wisely Project: Use of KT Strategies to mitigate healthcare overuse, underuse and misuse


Dr. Christine (Tina) Fahim is a research scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Knowledge Translation program.  Christine obtained her MSc in Health Systems at the University of Ottawa followed by a PhD in Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact from McMaster University.  She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the John Hopkins University School of Public Health, cross-appointed in the Department of Health Policy and Management and Department of Surgery.  She specializes in implementation science, particularly as related to physician behavior change.  Some of her research interests include optimizing decision-making, multidisciplinary teamworking, and the implementation of surgical quality and safety initiatives.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the principles of the Improving Wisely Project
  2. Describe audit and feedback best practices
  3. Discuss the limitations of using available datasets to create appropriateness metrics

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