• Co-Lead, Informatics and Communications Technology, Techna Institute
  • Chief Medical Information Officer, University Health Network & SIMS Partnership
  • Associate Professor of Medicine & Staff Gastroenterologist, University of Toronto

Peter G. Rossos MD, MBA, FRCP(C), FACP

As a CMIO and staff gastroenterologist, Dr. Rossos’ priorities include alignment of clinical systems with clinicians’ workflow and productivity, as well as the impact of systems on patient safety, quality improvement, education, and clinical research. In addition to working closely with local academic leadership and researchers, he contributes to provincial and national efforts to advance the use of information and communication technologies.

Peter received his M.D. from the University of Toronto in 1986, where he subsequently completed his Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology training, and therapeutic endoscopy fellowship. He studied Leadership Development for Physicians in Academic Health Centers at the Harvard School of Public Health in 2004, and graduated from the Executive MBA Program at the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management as a Bregman Scholar in June, 2008. He has achieved international recognition for his innovation and leadership in informatics and telehealth, chairs and serves on a number of local and national committees while holding executive positions within the Centers for Global eHealth and Innovation in Complex Care (CICC) at UHN. His educational contributions have been formally recognized with the W.H. Anderson Teaching Award from The Toronto Hospital in 1995-6, the University of Toronto Louis J. Cole Faculty Teaching Award for excellence in the field of gastroenterology in June, 2007, and the University Health Network/Mount Sinai Teacher of the Year Award for 2007-2008.

Team awards include Canada Health Infoway Imagination Challenges Trailblazer Award – 1st Place Clinical Synoptic Reporting – 2012, COACH – Canada’s Health Informatics Association Excellence in Canadian Telehealth Program Award – 2011, The Cancer Quality Council of Ontario Annual Quality and Innovation Award for “Quality Initiatives Enabled by Whole-Slide Imaging Telepathology”, and the Canadian Society for Telehealth Technology Innovation Award for “Achieving Sustainable Growth by Combining Smartphone and Web Technologies” – 2009, and the Ontario Hospital Association, Best of International Best Practices Award for “Creating High Quality Discharge Summaries That are Integrated with the Electronic Patient Record” – 2006.