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.

Meet the 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.  


Mitali Adhvaryu


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Konrad Samsel

Director of Practical Experience

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Lindsay MacLennan

Nursing Representative


Elizabeth Khvatova


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Victoria Suwalska

Director of Practical Experience


Angel Yao

Director of Publishing

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Kevin Sun

Vice President


Nathan Best

Director of Education

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Michael Peng

Director of Communication

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Allan Tran

Director of Collaboration


Vianca Evanglistica

Director of Education