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.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 3;96(17):e149
Miller BJ, Callaghan JJ, Cram P, Karam M, Marsh JL, Noiseux NO
Am J Med. 2014 Dec;127(12):1179-85
Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Jones M, Mazur A, Chrischilles E, Cram P
Am Heart J. 2014 Jul;168(1):53-9.e1
Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Mazur A, Chrischilles E, Cram P
Patient Prefer Adherence. 2014;8:827-41
Edmonds SW, Solimeo SL, Lu X, Roblin DW, Saag KG, Cram P
J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Jun;3(3):e000871
Girotra S, Cram P, Spertus JA, Nallamothu BK, Li Y, Jones PG, Chan PS, American Heart Association's Get With the Guidelines®‐Resuscitation Investigators
J Invasive Cardiol. 2014 Jun;26(6):229-33
Karrowni W, Makki N, Dhaliwal AS, Vyas A, Blevins A, Dughman S, Girotra S, Cram P, Horwitz PA
JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul;174(7):1160-7
Nassar BS, Vaughan-Sarrazin MS, Jiang L, Reisinger HS, Bonello R, Cram P
Ann Intern Med. 2014 Jan 21;160(2):81-90
Hanmer J, Lu X, Rosenthal GE, 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)