Lianne Jeffs RN PhD FAAN
Qualitative Research Lead
Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Research and Innovation Lead Scholar in Residence
Senior Clinical Scientist Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
416-586-4800 x 5473
Dr. Jeffs is the inaugural Research and Innovation Lead and Scholar in Residence at Sinai Health. In this role, she is establishing a strategic roadmap to evolve nursing and health discipline scholarship and innovation across Sinai Health. She also is a Senior Clinician Scientist with the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and continues to evolve her research program on system performance and organizational learning.
Dr. Jeffs has extensive leadership experience and an impressive track record in clinical and health services research, with a focus on quality improvement and patient safety. She has published over 90 peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals and has secured over $10 million in funding as principal and co-investigator. Her program area of research focused on improving care transitions for complex patients, optimizing the use of performance data to drive quality care, and translating evidence to enhance quality care, organizational learning and health system performance. She currently holds an Associate Professor status with the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. She has also held a variety of leadership positions in policy and research that have included the development of evaluation frameworks and performance measures to evaluate impact of new models of care and interventions.