Liane R Ginsburg

Associate Professor, (tenured) School of Health Policy & Management
Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program in Kinesiology & Health Science
Career Scientist, Ontario Ministry of Health & Long-term Care

Locations / Contact Info:

413
Keele Campus
Phone: 416 736 2100 Ext. 33925

Email address(es):

lgins@yorku.ca

Web site(s):

Patient Safety @ York Website

Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - School of Health Policy & Management

Degrees

PhD Dept. of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation - 1997
University of Toronto

Master of Arts (MA) - 1993
University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) - 1989
McGill University. Montreal, P.Q.

Biography

Liane Ginsburg trained in healthcare organization and management at the University of Toronto where she received her PhD.  She is an Associate Professor in the School of Health Policy and Management at York University and an Ontario Ministry of Health Career Scientist.  Liane teaches Applied Research Methods in Health to 4th year undergraduate students in the Honors Bachelor of Health Studies Program at York.  Her research interests focus on patient safety culture and learning from patient safety events.  She has published several recent peer reviewed papers in these areas, most recently in Health Services Research, Social Science and Medicine, Quality and Safety in Health Care and Implementation Science.  Liane is also interested in knowledge translation, specifically with respect to the utilization of research, data and other information by health system managers and she is the scientific officer of the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Knowledge Translation peer review committee.  Liane is currently principal investigator on CIHR and CPSI funded studies.

Selected Publications

See published CV (pdf)


Other Research Outputs

See published CV (pdf)

Affiliations

CIHR
- Peer review committee member

Ad hoc Reviewer (on-going)
- BMJ Quality & Safety - BMJ Open - Health Care Management Review - Canadian Journal on Aging - International Journal for Quality in Healthcare

Awards

Graduate Literary Award- Department of Health Policy, Manage - 2010

Career Scientist Award - Ontario Ministry of Health and Long - 2005

Best Paper - Health Care Management Division, Academy of Man - 2004

Postdoctoral Award - Canadian Health Services Research Found - 2002

Best Paper Based on a Dissertation Award - Health Care Manag - 2002

Ted Golberg Award for most promising PhD student - Departmen - 2000

PhD fellowship - National Health Research and Development Pr - 1998

3M Health Care Quality Team Award - Part of a work redesign - 1999

University of Toronto Open Fellowship - 1997

Graduate Assistanship (OISE / U of T - 1993

Dean’s Award for Research – Faculty of Health, York University - 2012

Graduate Literary Award- Department of Health Policy, Manage - 2011

Supervision

Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: No

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: No

Current Research

Research interests revolve around how to share performance data, data on adverse events, and research findings more generally with health care managers and roviders in a way that promotes improvement.  Current research is in the areas of patient safety culture and learning from patient safety events. Quality if care in Nursing home settings.

Research Projects

" How do age, organizational tenure, and exposure to safety curriculum in nursing education impact on staff safety behaviours?'.
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $8000
Year Funded: 2007
Duration: 1 yr.
Funded by: Canadian Patient Safety Institute

" Factors Influencing Learning from Preventable Adverse Events and Near Misses in Acute Care Hospitals: A Multi-Level Approach".
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $261706
Year Funded: 2005
Duration: 4 yrs.
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

" Learning to Learn from Patient Safety Events".
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $19500
Year Funded: 2010
Duration: 1 year
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

" Learning Capacity in Ontario's Long Term Care Facilities: A Study of Factors that Affect the Adoption, Transfer, Adaptation and Retention of Clinical Practice Guidelines".
Role: Co-Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $208908
Year Funded: 2003
Duration: 3 yrs.
Funded by: Canadian Institutes of Health Research

" Patient Safety Culture: Improving measurement and establishing links to patient safety activity".
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $229000
Year Funded: 2006
Duration: 1 yr.
Funded by: Canadian Patient Safety Institute

" Assessment of and the Factors that Influence Patient Safety Competence among Health Professionals at Entry to Practice".
Role: Principal Investigator
Amount funded: $121649
Year Funded: 2010
Duration: 2 yrs.
Funded by: Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):

CV of Liane R Ginsburg