Alan Gob


Room B9-100, University Hospital
t. 519.685.8500 ext. 33151


Dr Alan Gob is the Clinical Lead and Education Lead at the Centre for Quality, Innovation and Safety (CQUINS) and an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology at Western University. He undertook his undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto and completed his Medical Training at Western University. In 2013, he then went on to complete an MSc in Quality and Safety at the University of Toronto, and currently holds an Adjunct Professorial appointment in the Department of Graduate Studies Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto.

As well as the science of Quality Improvement, Dr Gob’s interest also lies in providing education to others in QI and Patient Safety. He has developed a number of novel educational curricula designed for different participants and professions and is Director of the Quality and Safety Curriculum for the PGY4/5 trainees, with projects from this curriculum being presented locally and internationally. He was also the co-creator of an innovative model of co-learning between healthcare staff and business students, that is now in its 3rd year of delivery. He has been involved in a number of leadership roles within Quality Improvement over the last few years; guiding the implementation of a new patient education tool with regards Patient Oriented Discharge Summaries, implementing Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations to reduce unnecessary bloods testing, readmission reduction for patients with Congestive Heart Failure, implementing the CHF evidence-based guidelines.

Dr Gob is an active advocate for promoting Quality Improvement both in and out of work and out of the formal educational environment, organizing journal clubs, the creator of a Quality and Safety YouTube channel and has a Quality and Safety website ( ). He is mentor to students and faculty alike and has presented QI work both nationally and internationally.