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    Advance Quality, Reduce Risk, Promote Safety
    Earn a graduate degree online that links theory and practice in quality, risk and safety in healthcare.
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    Create new opportunities
    Many of our alumni have been promoted into leadership positions, started new positions in healthcare quality, or used their degree to enhance their current role.
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    Applications open every Fall
    Learn more about our programs and apply to be part of our next cohort!


         Save the date! Applications for the 2020 cohort open on October 1st, 2019.

Blended online programs for working professionals

Interdisciplinary students & faculty

Practical & theoretical HQ education

Application open each Fall

Program Highlights

MScHQ Program Overview (2:45)
Intensive Week at a Glance (1:46)
PhDHQ FAQ (5:22)

Program News


Health Quality Research Committee Book Club

Book: Martin, Danielle. (2017). Better Now: Six Big Ideas To Improve Health Care For All Canadians. Toronto, ON: Penguin Canada Date: 12:00pm to 1:00pm Wednesday, September, 18th, 2019  Location: Cataraqui Building, 92 Barrie Street, Room 108
For remote attendance please email for the ZOOM link.

HQ Knowledge Exchange : Free Webinar & Discussion

Our inaugural HQ Knowledge Exchange is on Tuesday August 20th, at 12pm via ZOOM ( In this webinar Andrew Carson-Stevens (MRCGP, PhD) a general practitioner and health services researcher from Cardiff University, UK,and Katelyn Balchin, an MScHQ graduate who is commencing her PhD in Health Quality degree this fall, will each be discussing different aspects of patient safety and improving the quality of care for patients. You can read more about this upcoming webinar on our facebook event or by emailing


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