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.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Nov;473(11):3337-47
Cram P, Ravi B, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Lu X, Li Y, Hawker G
Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Jun;34(6):1069
Cram P
Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jul 15;116(2):230-5
Kabra R, Cram P, Girotra S, Vaughan Sarrazin M
J Gen Intern Med. 2015 Nov;30(11):1651-6
Shultz SK, Wu R, Matelski JJ, Lu X, Cram P
Public Health. 2015 Sep;129(9):1294-6
Harel Z, Goldberg H, Harel S, Cram P, Bell CM
JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jun;175(6):941-50
Khera R, Cram P, Lu X, Vyas A, Gerke A, Rosenthal GE, Horwitz PA, Girotra S
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014;14:101
Edmonds SW, Cram P, Lu X, Roblin DW, Wright NC, Saag KG, Solimeo SL, PAADRN Investigators
Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015 Mar;135(3):329-37
Kates SL, Behrend C, Mendelson DA, Cram P, Friedman SM

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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)