Michael Green, BSc, MD, MPH, CCFP, FCFP

Michael Green
  • Professor

Faculty Bio

Roles: Faculty Clinician (Department Head)
Key Responsibilities: Program and KTI Lead for Research; 1N Faculty Physician Family Medicine; Obstetrics; Researcher
Education: BSc Biology and Organic Chemistry, Simon Fraser University 1989 MD - University of British Columbia 1993 Family Medicine Residency - Memorial University of Newfoundland 1993-95 MPH - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 2003
Expertise: Family Medicine Obstetrics, Rural Health, Indigenous Health, Health Services Research, Public Health, Health Policy
Research Interests: Quality of Care, Performance Measurement, Primary Care Systems, Health Services Research, Indigenous Health
About me:

Dr. Michael Green was appointed as the Brian Hennen Chair and Head of the Department of Family Medicine on July 1, 2017. He is Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Queen’s University, was the inaugural Clinical Teachers Association of Queen’s University Chair in Applied Health Economics/Health Policy from 2014-2017 and formerly served as Director of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research. He is a Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES). He has served on many professional and government expert committees including the Ontario Expert Panel on Wait Times in Primary Care, the Advisory Committee on Ontario’s Immunization System Review, the College of Family Physicians of Canada Indigenous Health Working Group and Patient’s Medical Home Steering Committee, and Health Quality Ontario’s Primary Care Advisory Committee. He completed his medical training at the University of British Columbia and his residency in Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Following eight years of active practice in Moose Factory, Ontario, including 4 years as Chief of Staff, he completed his MPH with a focus on Health Policy and Management at the John’s Hopkins School of Public Health. He moved to Queen’s University in 2003, where he has an active family practice, including intrapartum obstetrics, at the Queen’s Family Health Team. He also practiced in public health as a Medical Officer with Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch from 2003-2014. His research covers a broad range of health services and policy research areas with an emphasis on primary care, quality of care, equity in health, and Indigenous health and has been supported by major grants from Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Ontario Strategy on Patient Oriented Research Support Unit and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. He has published and presented widely on his work in journals such as CMAJ, Health Policy and the Annals of Family Medicine and at major national and international primary care and health policy related conferences.