Who We Are

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UTIHI is a local Chapter established in 2009 as part of the larger Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School. Currently, IHI is made up of 900 chapters in over 90 countries worldwide. We represent students across various departments at the University of Toronto, such as nursing, pharmacy, medicine, dentistry, medical radiation, engineering, allied health professionals, social work, kinesiology, health policy, management, and public health.

We are committed to connecting you to quality improvement and patient safety opportunities in established healthcare communities across Toronto. You will gain foundational skills, knowledge, and valuable experience to become an agent of change for the future.

 
 

Our Team

Our interdisciplinary team is made up of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Toronto. We aim to continually motivate and educate aspiring healthcare professionals for success in the field of healthcare improvement.  

 
 
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Vanessa Norouzi 

VP of Operations

operations@utihiopenschool.ca

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Marija Zivcevska

President

president@utihiopenschool.ca

 
 
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Ryan Ho

VP of Collaboration

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Devika Parsaud

Assistant Director of Collaborations

collaborations@utihiopenschool.ca

 
 
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Cristina Tassone

Director of Practical Experience

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Richard Horlick

Director of Practical Experience

 

qi@utihiopenschool.ca

 
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Autumn Chen

Director of Education

Sarah Xiao

Director of Education

 

education@utihiopenschool.ca

 
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Peter Luong

Director of Communications

 

contact@utihiopenschool.ca

 
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Brianna Croft

Director of Content Strategy

contentstrategy@utihiopenschool.ca

 

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Calvin Tae-yeon

Director of Conference

conference@utihiopenschool.ca