Brian Hodges MD PhD FRCPC

Scientist - The Wilson Centre
The Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research
Professor - Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
EVP Education - University Health Network

The authors juxtapose the idea of competence with other highly valued ideas in medical education such as emotion, cognition and teamwork, drawing new insights about their intersections and implications for one another.

Brian D. Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto; the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre and Executive-Vice President Education at the University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret, Toronto Rehab Hospitals and the Michener Institute). He is a practicing psychiatrist and teacher. His research focuses on assessment, competence, compassion and the future of the health profession. His work has been recognized with the British Association for Studies in Medical Education Gold Medal (2014), the Association of American Medical Colleges Flexner Award (2015) and the Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education (2016).

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an MD at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. He then pursued a residency in psychiatry at University of Toronto. He earned a Masters and then a PhD in Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto and he holds a Diploma in Health Economics and Social Sciences from the University of Paris. 

Current Fellow(s): Leigh Chapman, Rabia Kahn