CHSPR Seminar | Surgical Waits: Can the Effects be Measured?

Jason Sutherland
Faculty, Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, and Associate Professor, UBC School of Population and Public Health

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
12:00–1:00 pm
Room 201, 2206 East Mall
School of Population and Public Health
University of British Columbia

Jason Sutherland will discuss aspects of his work on patient-reported outcome measures collected from elective surgery patients. His focus will be the association between waiting for surgery and post-operative outcomes. This multi-year project is a collaboration between UBC, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, and St. Paul’s Hospital/Foundation.

Jason is an Associate Professor in the Center for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health, and is a Scholar of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. His research interests include health system performance, methods for improving cross-continuum care, variations in expenditure and utilization patterns and accounting for differences in efficiency, health status and quality of care.

A light lunch is included in this seminar. Please contact Joyce Huang ( to RSVP for lunch by Friday, Dec. 1. You may also join remotely via GoToMeeting: Please let Joyce know if you would like to join this way.