Kendall Ho, MD, FRCPC

Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine


Dr. Kendall Ho is a practicing emergency medicine specialist and lead, Digital Emergency Medicine. He was the founding Director of the eHealth Strategy Office until 2015, and was the immediate past Associate Dean of the Division of Continuing Professional Development and Knowledge Translation (CPD/KT) up until February 2008, when CPD/KT was transitioned to two units: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and the eHealth Strategy Office (eHealth).

Dr. Ho is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s Professional Development Committee and a collaborator with the World Health Organization eHealth Observatory.

He is the executive director of the Technology Enabled Knowledge Translation Investigative Centre (TEKTIC) interdisciplinary research team in BC and the Vice President of the International Association of Humanitarian Medicine.

Dr. Ho’s academic and research interests fall into the domain of technology enabled knowledge translation (TEKT) – the use of information technologies to accelerate the incorporation of latest health evidence into routine practice. Specific directions within TEKT include telehealth, information and communication technologies (ICT) and patient safety, ICT and public engagement, and evidence based policy translation in eHealth. He is a recipient of a number of provincial, national, and international research grants in eHealth and eLearning, and has published related papers and textbook chapters in these subjects.

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