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.
Urology. 2014 Mar;83(3):626-30
Pate SC, Uhlman MA, Rosenthal JA, Cram P, Erickson BA
J Hosp Med. 2014 Feb;9(2):82-7
Mosher HJ, Jiang L, Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Cram P, Kaboli PJ, Vander Weg MW
Urology. 2014 Feb;83(2):304-9
Erickson BA, Lu X, Vaughan-Sarrazin M, Kreder KJ, Breyer BN, Cram P
Acad Med. 2014 Jan;89(1):71-6
Kyser KL, Lu X, Santillan D, Santillan M, Caughey AB, Wilson MC, Cram P
Foot Ankle Int. 2014 Mar;35(3):207-15
Pugely AJ, Lu X, Amendola A, Callaghan JJ, Martin CT, Cram P
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 18;95(18):e132
Miller BJ, Lu X, Cram P
Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Dec;73(12):2107-15
Singh JA, Lu X, Rosenthal GE, Ibrahim S, Cram P
Patient. 2014;7(1):47-54
Vaughan Sarrazin MS, Cram P, Mazur A, Ward M, Reisinger HS
J Crit Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):890-901
Moeckli J, Cram P, Cunningham C, Reisinger HS
J Arthroplasty. 2013 Oct;28(9):1499-504
Pugely AJ, Callaghan JJ, Martin CT, Cram P, Gao Y


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)