Brian D. Hodges

Brian D. Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC, is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Education at the University of Toronto, the Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre for Research in Education, Senior Fellow, Massey College, and Vice President, Education at the University Health Network. He leads the AMS Phoenix Project, A Call to Caring, http://www.theamsphoenix.ca/, an initiative to rebalance the technical and compassionate dimensions of healthcare. His research focuses on the nature and construction of various aspects of health professional education and practice: competence, assessment, professionalism, and globalization. Together with colleagues at McGill University, he is currently undertaking a 3-year project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, to study the discourses of excellence, diversity and equity in Canadian medical schools admissions processes.