Dr. Michael Green was appointed as the Brian Hennen Chair and Head of the Department of Family Medicine at Queen’s University on July 1, 2017. He is Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences and was the inaugural Clinical Teachers Association of Queen’s University Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy from 2014-2017 and formerly served as Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. He is a Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). In 2018 he was elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and he has served on many professional and government expert committees including the Ontario Expert Panel on Wait Times in Primary Care, the Advisory Committee on Ontario’s Immunization System Review, the College of Family Physicians of Canada Indigenous Health Working Group and Patient’s Medical Home Steering Committee, and Health Quality Ontario’s Primary Care Advisory Committee. He completed his medical training at the University of British Columbia and his residency in Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Following eight years of active practice in Moose Factory, Ontario, including 4 years as Chief of Staff, he completed his MPH with a focus on Health Policy and Management at the John’s Hopkins School of Public Health. He moved to Queen’s University in 2003, where he has an active family practice, including intrapartum obstetrics, at the Queen’s Family Health Team. He also practiced in public health as a Medical Officer with Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch from 2003-2014. His research covers a broad range of health services and policy research areas with an emphasis on primary care, quality of care, equity in health, and Indigenous health and has been supported by major grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Ontario Strategy on Patient Oriented Research Support Unit and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. He has published and presented widely on his work in journals such as CMAJ, Health Policy and the Annals of Family Medicine and at major national and international primary care and health policy related conferences.
Dr. Michael Green is Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University.