Brian Golden, BS MS PhD

Professor Brian Golden (PhD, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences) is the Sandra Rotman Chaired Professor in Health Sector Strategy at the Rotman School of Management, The University of Toronto. He is Academic Director of Rotman’s Global Executive MBA and Rotman’s Global Executive MBA in Healthcare and The Life Sciences. He previously served as Vice-Dean Professional Programs and Vice-Dean MBA Programs. 

Professor Golden was a member of the advisory committee that led to the creation of Ontario’s Excellent Care for All legislation. In 2013 he co-authored the province’s report on Primary Care Governance, and in 2015 co-authored “Patient Care Groups: A new model of population based primary health care for Ontario” (the “Price Report”) for the Ministry of Health. From 2005 to 2010 Professor Golden was Board Chair of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES).

Professor Golden conducts research, teaches and consults in the areas of change management, leadership, incentives and payment models, system design and governance.

As an advisor and director of leadership development programs, Professor Golden has worked with a variety of organizations including Ontario’s Ministry of Health, Britain’s National Health Service, health regions across Canada, and hospitals including The Hospital for Sick Children, The University Health Network, Hamilton Health Sciences, London Health Science Centre, Sunnybrook College Health Sciences Centre, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, British Columbia Cancer Agency, The King Faisal Specialist Hospital, and Baylor Medical Center. Private sector clients include Tieto (Finland), General Electric, Janssen-Ortho, Philips and Baxter.