Tuesday, October 20, 2015: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Grand Ballroom D (Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch)
SMDM's Current President: Ahmed Bayoumi, MD, MSc will discuss SMDM's exciting past year and highlight opportunities and plans for the future of our Society.
Ahmed M. Bayoumi, MD, MSc
Centre for Research on Inner City Health, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital
Professor, Medicine and Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Depts of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Medicine
Ahmed Bayoumi, MD MSc, is a Scientist at the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and a general internist and HIV physician at St. Michael's Hospital. He is a Professor of Medicine and in the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Until recently, he held a Canadian Institutes of Health Research / Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care Chair in Applied Health Services Research and Drug Policy focusing on Equity in Resource Allocation. He is a member of the Canadian Drug Expert Committee. His research interests include economic evaluation, decision analysis, and quality of life and preference assessment for HIV-related health interventions, and studies of access to the delivery of health services, particularly to people living with HIV, people who use drugs, and other marginalized populations.