Irfan Dhalla, MD, MSc, FRCPC
University of Toronto
Organization/Financing of Health Care
Irfan Dhalla received his bachelor’s degree from the University of British Columbia and his medical degree from the University of Toronto. After completing postgraduate training in internal medicine, he received a Commonwealth Scholarship, which he used to complete a Master of Science in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from the London School of Economics and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Irfan Dhalla is a practicing physician whose research focuses on health care policy. He is particularly interested in how health care systems are organized, how health care is financed, and various aspects of pharmaceutical policy.
He is a general internist and a clinician-scientist at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital, as well as a Lecturer in the Departments of Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. He also serves on the board of Canadian Doctors for Medicare.