Peter Cram, MD, MBA

Peter Cram is a Senior Scientist with TGHRI, the Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Sinai Health System and University Health Network, and a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto. A practicing General Internist, Dr. Cram’s research focuses on hospital care with respect to: 1) comparing healthcare utilization and outcomes between different developed countries; 2) disparities in outcomes and access to care; 3) how best to communicate treatment risks and benefits to patients and families. Dr. Cram has published more than 175 papers. His research has research has been published in NEJM, JAMA, BMJ, Annals of Internal Medicine and other high profile journals.


Dr. Cram’s research focuses on:

1) quality and cost in the areas of orthopaedic surgery and osteoporosis;
2) patient safety with a specific focus on insuring that test results are consistently communicated to patients; and
3) development of clinical decision aids that include personalized risk assessment.
Can Geriatr J. 2018 Sep;21(3):274-283
Eikelboom R, Gagliardi AR, Gandhi R, Kuzyk PRT, Soong C, Cram P
Arch Osteoporos. 2018 Sep 28;13(1):103
Hall SF, Wright NC, Wolinsky FD, Lou Y, Edmonds S, Roblin D, Jones M, Saag K, Cram P
JAMA Intern Med. 2018 May 29;:
Mahomed S, Rosenthal J, Matelski J, Cram P
CMAJ. 2018 Feb 26;190(8):E207-E208
McAlister FA, Cram P, Bell CM
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2018 May;476(5):964-973
Zhang JC, Matelski J, Gandhi R, Jackson T, Urbach D, Cram P
Arch Osteoporos. 2018 Jan 06;13(1):4
Roblin DW, Cram P, Lou Y, Edmonds SW, Hall SF, Jones MP, Saag KG, Wright NC, Wolinsky FD, PAADRN Investigators
Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Apr;70(4):547-554
Cram P, Landon BE, Matelski J, Ling V, Stukel TA, Paterson JM, Gandhi R, Hawker GA, Ravi B
CMAJ Open. 2017 Dec 11;5(4):E842-E849
Verma AA, Guo Y, Kwan JL, Lapointe-Shaw L, Rawal S, Tang T, Weinerman A, Cram P, Dhalla IA, Hwang SW, Laupacis A, Mamdani MM, Shadowitz S, Upshur R, Reid RJ, Razak F


Director, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital/UHN
Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Toronto
Professor (status only), Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto
Associate Member, School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Adjunct Scientist, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)