Brian is a researcher, teacher and advisor in the areas of change management, health system design, leadership and payment models. He is the Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and co-academic director of Rotman’s Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences.
Brian co-authored Ontario’s 2013 report on primary care governance and a follow-up report in 2015 looking at a population-based model of primary care delivery based around patient care groups. He stepped down as chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in 2010.
Brian has worked as an advisor and director of leadership development programs for many organizations, including Ontario’s Ministry of Health, Britain’s National Health Service, The Hospital for Sick Children, the University Health Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
He is the recipient of the Ted Freedman Award for Innovation in Education Award and the CMA’s first Eureka Award for Innovation in Physician Education. He is a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.