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Biography

Rotman School of Management
Vice-Dean

Brian Golden is the Vice-Dean of MBA Programs; the Sandra Rotman Chair in Health Sector Strategy at the University of Toronto and The University Health Network (joint appointment Faculty of Medicine); Professor of Strategic Management at Rotman; Co-Academic Director, Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences and Executive Director for Collaborative For Health Sector Strategy. Brian conducts research and teaches in the areas of strategic change and implementation, health system integration and funding, governance, organizational strategy and leadership. Among his published work are articles in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, Health Policy, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, Healthcare Management Science, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Clinical Oncology, The Strategic Management Journal, Management Science, Administrative Science Quarterly Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and The Harvard Business Review.

Academic Positions

2015-Present  Vice-Dean, Professional Programs; Rotman School of Management

2003-Present  Sandra Rotman Chair of Health Sector Strategy, Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management, and Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Toronto

2002-2003  Associate Professor of Strategic Management; Rotman School of Management, and Associate Professor of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Toronto

1996-2002  Associate Professor; Richard Ivey School of Business, and Associate Professor of Medicine, The University of Western Ontario

1993-1994  Visiting Assistant Professor; Department of Organization Behavior, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

1989-1996  Assistant Professor; Department of Management, College of Business Administration, The University of Texas at Austin

Honors and Awards

2012  Inaugural Eureka Award for Innovation in Physician Education; Canadian Medical Association

2004  Ted Freedman Innovation in Health Care Education Award; Sponsored by Healthcare Quarterly

  Dean''s commendation for excellence in teaching; Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario

1993  Dean''s commendation for outstanding teaching; J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

1993, 1994, 1994-1995  Nominated for CBA Foundation and Advisory Council Award for Teaching Innovation; College of Business Administration, The University of Texas

1996-1998  Elected member of Teaching Committee, Business Policy and Strategy Division, Academy of Management

1986, 1987, 1988, 1989  Dean''s commendation for outstanding teaching; J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University

Selected Publications - Papers

Selection of routines in organizational search: Performances and roles in the search process Nigam, Amit, Huising, R. and Golden, B. Administrative Science Quarterly

Evaluation of an emergency department lean process improvement program to reduce length of stay Marian J Vermeulen, Therese A Stukel, Astrid Guttmann, Brian H Rowe, Merrick Zwarenstein, Brian Golden, Amit Nigam, Geoff Anderson, Robert S Bell, Michael J Schull, Annals of Emergency Medicine 2014

Improving Hospital Efficiency: A Process Model of Organizational Change Commitments Nigam, A.. Huising, R. and B. Golden Medical Care Research and Review 2014

Application of personalized medicine to chronic disease: a feasibility assessment Dorfrman, R. Khayat, Z., Seeminowski, T., Golden, B. and R. Lyons Clinical Translational Research 2013

Improving the Patient Experience through Design Golden, B.R., Downey, S., Fraser, H., Leung, M., Hannam, R., and E. Grichko Healthcare Quarterly 2011

Managing the supply of physicans' services through intelligent incentives Golden, B.R., R. Hannam and D. Hyatt Canadian Medical Association Journal 2011

The Quality Imperative: Tying Executive Compensation to Hospital Quarterly Kitts, J and B. Golden Healthcare Quarterly 2011

Research and Teaching Interests

Professor Golden (PhD, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University) is Vice-Dean, Professional Programs and is the Sandra Rotman Chaired Professor in Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, The University of Toronto, and The University Health Network. In 2006 he became founding Executive Director of The Collaborative for Health Sector Strategy, a policy, research and leadership development institute funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health.

He is the Rotman School’s National Director for Health Care Leadership Programs. He has been a faculty member at Insead (France), The Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario (Canada), The University of Texas (USA), and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management (USA)

Professor Golden conducts research in the areas of strategic change and implementation, health system integration and sustainability, hospital boards, organizational strategy and leadership. Among his published work are articles in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, Health Policy, The Strategic Management Journal, Healthcare Quarterly, Healthcare Papers, The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Management Science, Clinical Oncology, and The Harvard Business Review.

From 2005 to 2010 Professor Golden was Board Chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). In 2010, he became Board Chair of Rise Asset Development, a non-profit microfinance organization providing start-up support loans and business advice to clients with mental health and addiction challenges.

His advising and executive education clients in the health sector include the office of Ontario’s Premier, Ontario’s Ministry of Health, Britain’s National Health Service, and provinces across Canada as part of CIHR’s ’Best Brains’ advisory program. Other clients include several U.S. and Canadian hospitals including The University Health Network, The Ontario Hospital Association, Mt. Sinai Hospital, The Hospital for Sick Children, The Trillium Health System, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences, BC Mental Health and Addiction Services, Baylor Medical Center, London Health Science Centre, Sunnybrook College Health Sciences Centre, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Credit Valley Hospital and The Trillium Health Centre. Private sector clients include Tieto (Finland), General Electric, and Baxter

His article ’Transforming Healthcare Organizations’ in Healthcare Quarterly is that journal’s most downloaded article of the past twelve years. He is one of two faculty leading the Canadian Medical Association’s Physician Management Institute’s Leading Change and Innovation program, and in 2004 he was awarded Canada’s Ted Freedman Innovation in Healthcare Education Award.

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Books

Physician Pay for Performance: Alternative Perspectives in; Brian R. Golden and Frank A. Sloan; MIT Press; 2008; Pages: 239-318

What Makes an Effective Board?; Golden, B.R.; In Managing for Success, Harper Collins & Co.; 1999

Compensating Key Employees; Golden, B.R., and Roberts, N.; In Managing for Success, Harper Collins & Co.; 1999

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