Professor, Department of Health Administration, Université de Montréal
Marie-Pascale Pomey, MD, Msc, PhD, is a physician and public health specialist. She started her career as a professor of public health in France, where she was responsible for evaluating the quality of care in a university health centre. She completed her PhD in public health, in healthcare organization, at the University of Montreal in conjunction with l’Université Paris Descartes. She is now a full professor in the Department of Health Administration at the Université de Montréal’s School of Public Health and a Research Associate at the university’s Institute of Public Health Research (IRSPUM). Dr. Pomey’s research interest is the comparison of healthcare systems and public policy, particularly European, Canadian and US systems. Her research also focuses on the evaluation of quality and safety programs, and on the impact of accreditation systems on health institutions in terms of the dynamics of change and the implementation of continual quality and safety improvement programs and patient involvement at the different level of the health care system. She is interested in governance in Canadian healthcare organizations, wait time management strategies and pharmaceutical policy.