School of Health Policy & Management Alumni Careers

Alumni from the School of Health Policy & Management are working in health care,  government, non-profit organizations, business, research and more.

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Julia Salzmann- Senior Policy Advisor, York Region

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Shirley Yi - Information Coodinator, Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Brad Lang - Project Manager, Improvement Project Management Office, St Michael's Hospital

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Jennifer Catton - Manager, Strategy and Quality Joint Department of Medical Imaging, Sinai Health Systems - Women's College Hospital

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Sadiq Raji - Senior Analyst, Canadian Institute for Health Information

Careers in Health Policy, Management and Informatics

With an aging and growing population and workforce, new technologies and restructured health care systems, Health Studies graduates are in demand in a variety of fields such as in health care, not-for-profit organizations, research, government and the private sector. Below are just some of the many career opportunities.

  • Health Care Manager
  • Health Systems Planner
  • Quality Performance Manager
  • Information Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Health Policy Researcher
  • Data Analyst
  • Health Finance Manager
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Systems Designer
  • Systems Integration Specialist
  • Software Developer
  • Health Human Resources Manager
  • Health Policy Advisor/Analyst
  • Community Health Worker
  • Health Care Consultant
  • Health Writer/ Communications Professional
  • Physician*
  • Nurse*
  • Lawyer*
  • Social Worker*
  • Teacher*

*with further postgraduate training

The demand for Health Professionals including Health Managers, Information and Policy Specialists has grown by 53% between 2007 and 2017*.
*Jobs: Hot and Not-so-hot, Higher Education Strategy Associates 2017