Visiting Scholar

Dr. Brian Hodges

Dr. Brian Hodges

Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Vice President Education
University Health Network

Dates: October 8 – 10, 2014

Print version

Purpose of Visit

Dr. Brian Hodges is our 2014 CHES Celebration of Scholarship Gordon Page Invited Lecturer. He will be giving a talk titled, “(Trans)formation: Learners, teachers and 21st century health professional curricula” on October 9.


Dr. Brian Hodges graduated from Queen’s University Medical School in 1989, completed psychiatry residency at the University of Toronto in 1994, a Master’s of Higher Education in 1995 and a PhD in 2007. From 2003 until 2011, he served as Director of the University of Toronto Wilson Centre, one of the largest centres for health professional education research in the world. From 2004–2008 he was Chair of Evaluation at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, overseeing assessment in the 62 specialty programs in Canada.

Internationally he has worked with medical schools and licensure organizations in New Zealand, Switzerland, Poland, Japan, Jordan, Israel, France, China, Australia and Ethiopia. In 2003 he spent a year at the University of Paris, earning a diploma in Health Economics and Social Sciences, and established collaborations with the University of Paris and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP) where he serves as a member of the education board. He was named Full Professor and Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at University of Toronto in 2009.