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.
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


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)