August 11, 2022
Jason M. Sutherland is a Professor in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) in the UBC Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health; a Scholar of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research; the Program Head, Health Services and Outcomes, in the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences; and has been Canada’s Harkness Fellow in Clinical Practice and Health Policy.
Dr. Sutherland studies funding policy, methods for improving cross-continuum care, and health systems’ variations in efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of care. He leads research evaluating health system funding policy and patients’ outcomes from surgery and has advised governments on healthcare funding policy in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec.
Dr. Sutherland is editor-in-chief of Healthcare Policy and an associate editor of Health Policy. Dr. Sutherland’s current recent research projects include studying the effects of changing the incentives of hospital funding and investigating the links between funding policy and patient reported health outcomes.