Peter Cram, MD, MBA

Peter Cram is 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 has focused on: 1) understanding variations in complication rates after orthopaedic surgery procedures; 2) health care costs and utilization; 3) how to communicate complex healthcare information to patients. Dr. Cram has published more than 125 papers. His orthopaedic research has appeared in journals including JAMA, JBJS and BMJ.
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.
Am Heart J. 2010 Mar;159(3):477-83
Okrah K, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Cram P
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009 May;2(3):221-7
Popescu I, Werner RM, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2008 Nov;1(2):116-22
Nallamothu BK, Lu X, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Cram P
J Natl Med Assoc. 2009 Nov;101(11):1132-9
Cram P, Bayman L, Popescu I, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS
Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2009 Sep;14 Suppl 1:51-6
Wahls TL, Cram P


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)