Michelle Greiver, M.D., C.C.F.P., F.C.F.P.
Family Physician
240 Duncan Mill road, suite 705
Toronto, Ontario M3B 3S6
Phone (416) 222-3011
Fax (416) 221-3097
Email  mgreiver@rogers.com
http://drgreiver.com

 

APril 25 2014
Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

M.D., University of Toronto, 1984

CCFP, 1999

FCFP, 2010

MSc, University of Toronto, Faculty of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, 2011

Hospital Affiliations

Department of Family Medicine, North York Branson Hospital, 1985-2001

Department of Family Medicine, North York General Hospital, 1998 to present

Member, North York Family Health Team, 2007 - present

Academic Affiliation

Lecturer, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 2000 - 2004

Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 2004-present

Member, the North Toronto Research Network (NorTReN), 2000 - present

Interim chair, NorTReN, 2005 - 2013

Research Co-ordinator, NYGH department of Family and Community Medicine   2001 - present

Clinician Investigator, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 2002 - present

Committees

Member,  NYGH CME committee    1998-2004

Member, Branson Primary Care Committee   1999

Treasurer,  Branson Medical Staff Association     1995-2002

Secretary-Treasurer, NYGH  Medical Staff Association    2002 - 2008

Board Member (regional director, Metro Toronto), Ontario College of Family Physicians    2001-2004

Member, Executive committee, Department of Family and Community Medicine, NYGH  2002 - present

CMAJ editor's Readers Advisory Panel, member    2002 - 2006

Board member (clinician representative), North American Primary Care Research Group 2008-2009

Contributing editor, Open Medicine 2007

Editorial Advisory Board, Technology for Doctors 2007-present

Peer leader, Peer to Peer network (Ontario region); Canada Health Infoway Electronic Medical Record initiative 2007 - 2010

IT committee, Ontario College of Family Physicians 2008- present

Board member, Toronto Network director, Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveilance Network (CPCSSN) 2008 - present

Chair, Information Management-Information Technology Committee, North York FHT 2010 - present

Member, Working group on improving quality in primary care in Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long Term Care of Ontario, 2011

Member, ICES-QIIP steering group "information for quality improvement", 2011

Member, University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine steering group for DFCM Practice Based Research Network, 2011 - 2013

Executive Committee and Scientific Advisory Committee, UTOPIAN, the University of Toronto Practice Based Research Network, 2013 - present

Member, Ontario Medical Association Data Governance - Data Stewardship committee, 2013 - present

Member, College of Family Physicians of Canada EMR Working group, 2013 - present

Member, Health Quality Ontario Primary Care Performance Measures steering committee. 2013-14

CME/CPD

Facilitator, Branson Practice Based Small Group   1995-present
PBSG Phase I facilitator training    1994
PBSG Phase II facilitator training    1997
PBSG Module Writer training workshop   1999
PBSG ad-hoc group facilitator training 2001

Tutor, College of Family Physicians of Canada pre-CCFP examination course for practice-eligible candidates (Pearls CE)                  2000-2007

Facilitator, 5 weekend course in research, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (with Dr. Yves Talbot and Dr. Sylvia Takeda), 2005

MSc at Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, September 2005 - 2010

Participant, Quality Improvement and Innovation Partnership (QIIP) Team on behalf of North York FHT, 2009 - present

CIHR IHSPR-IPPH Summer Instutute (Revisiting the foundations of primary healthcare research) 2010, participant

Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

Greiver M.  Scientific uncertainty in clinical practice: Screening mammography for women younger than 50. Can Fam Physician 1998;44:1773-75  (Editorial)

Greiver M. Incorporating a rapid Group A streptococcus assay with the sore throat score. Can Fam Physician 1999;45:1181-82  (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. Emergency contraception.  Can Fam Physician 1999;45:2063 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Reminders for preventive services.  Can Fam Physician 1999;45:2613-18 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Endometrial biopsy. Can Fam Physician 2000;46:308-9 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Deep vein thrombosis:  before and after. Can Fam Physician 2000;46:813-15 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M, Rosen N.   PSA screening: a view from the front lines . CMAJ 2000;162:789-90 (Commentary)

Greiver M.  Treating sexually transmitted diseases: cooperating with a public health office helps.  Can Fam Physician 2000;46:1061-62 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.   Evidence Based Medicine in the Palm of Your Hand ; CMAJ 2001;164:250

Greiver M.   Build a simple Web site for your practice in less than an hour ; CMAJ 2001;164:860

Greiver M. Better safe than sorry: providing condoms in a family practice. Can Fam Physician 2001;47:1189 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. No stirrups? Can Fam Physician 2001;47:1979 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. The useful computer. Can Fam Physician 2001;47:2476-77 (Practice Tip)

Kahane S, Jackson-Thorne J, Greiver M. The Blue Book project. Can Fam Physician 2001;47:2529

Greiver M.  Putting the "Palm" into practice. Can Fam Physician 2002;48:43-44 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. Cognitive-behavioural therapy in a family practice. Can Fam Physician 2002;48:701-702 (Practice Tip)

Manis D, Greiver M.  Critical appraisal: New conjugated pneumococcal vaccine: does it decrease the incidence of acute otitis media? Can Fam Physican 2002;48:1777-79

Greiver M. Preventing hip fractures in the elderly. Can Fam Physician 2003; 49:430-31 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Preventing heart disease with ASA .  Can Fam Physician 2003;49:754-56 (Practice Tip)

 Greiver M. Colorectal cancer screening in my practice. Can Fam Physician 2004;50:555 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Website for your family practice. Can Fam Physician 2004;50:1367-68 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M, Drummond N, White D, Weshler J, Moineddin R.“Angina on the Palm”: randomised controlled pilot trial of Palm PDA software for referrals for cardiac testing. Can Fam Physician 2005;51:382-383

Greiver M. Clinical conundrum:   when should I discontinue anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation?  CMAJ 2005;172:1437

Wiebe E, Greiver M.  Using cognitive behavioural therapy in practice: qualitative study of family physicians' experiences.  Can Fam Physician 2005;51:992-93

Greiver M. Anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation. Can Fam Physician 2005;51:1629 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. Chart audits in my practice.  Can Fam Physician 2006;52:451-52 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. E-mailing patients.  Can Fam Physician 2006;52:1074 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M.  Decision-making in primary care:  does screening for peripheral arterial disease improve risk stratification for patients at intermediate risk for coronary artery disease? Open Medicine, Vol 1, No 1 (2007)

Greiver M.  Screening and long term follow up of depression in my practice.  Can Fam Physician 2007;53:1445 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. Improving diabetes care in my practice.  Can Fam Physician 2007;53:1897 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. Kinder vaccinations for babies.  Can Fam Physician 2007;53;2116

Greiver M. Improving hypertension management in my practice.  Can Fam Physician 2008;54:358-59 (Practice Tip)

Greiver M. The electronic "pregnancy wheel". Canadian Family Physician 2009;55:169

Birtwhistle R, Keshavjee K, Lambert-Lanning A, Godwin M, Greiver M, Manca D, Lagace C. Building a Pan-Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network: Initial Development and Moving Forward. J Am Board Fam Med 2009;22:412–22.

Kotecha J, Manca D, Lambert-Lanning A, Keshavjee K, Drummond N, Godwin M, Greiver M, Putnam W, Lussier M-T, Birtwhistle R. Ethics and privacy issues of a practice-based surveillance system: the need for a
national level research ethics board and consent standards. Canadian Family Physician 2011;57: 1165-1173

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Harvey B, Moineddin R. Effect of electronic medical record implementation on the provision of preventive services in a pay for performance environment. Canadian Family Physician 2011; 57 e381-e389

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Harvey B, Moineddin R. Electronic Medical Record Implementation in family practices in Toronto: a theory informed qualitative study. Canadian Family Physician 2011;57 e390-e397

Greiver M, Aliarzadeh B, Moineddin R, Meaney C, Ivers N. Diabetes screening with hemoglobin A1c prior to a change in guideline recommendations: prevalence and patient characteristics. BMC Family Practice 2011;12:91.


Greiver M, White D, Kaplan DM, Katz K, Moineddin R, Dolabchian E. Where should automated blood pressure measurements be taken? Pilot RCT of BpTRU measurements taken in private or nonprivate areas of a primary care office. Blood Press Monit. 2012 Jun;17(3):137-8

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier RH, Harvey BJ and Moineddin R. Measuring data reliability for preventive services in electronic medical records. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 May 14;12(1):116

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Aliarzadeh B, Krueger P, Moineddin R, Butt DA, Dolabchian E, Jaakkimainen L, Keshavjee K, White D and Kaplan D. Using a data entry clerk to improve data quality in primary care electronic medical records: a pilot study. Inform Prim Care. 2011;19(4):241-50.

Greiver M, Keshavjee K, Martin K and Aliarzadeh B. Who are your patients with diabetes?: EMR case definitions in the Canadian primary care setting. Can Fam Physician. 2012;58:804.

Greiver M, Hunchuk J, Lang C, Rothschild K. Improving the diagnosis of asthma in a primary care practice. Can Fam Physician58:773-77

Greiver M, Keshavjee K, Jackson D, Forst B, Martin K, Aliarzadeh B. Sentinel feedback: path to meaningful use of EMRs. Can Fam Physician. 2012 Oct;58(10):1168

Greiver M, Williamson T, Bennett TL, Drummond N, Savage C, Aliarzadeh B, Birtwhistle RV, Khan S; the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN). Developing a method to estimate practice denominators for a national Canadian electronic medical record database. Fam Pract. 2013 Jan 10, PMID 23307818

Williamson T, Natarajan N, Barber D, Jackson D, Greiver M. Caring for the whole practice: the future of primary care. Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien. 2013 Jul 1;59(7):800

Aliarzadeh B, Greiver M, Moineddin R, Meaney C, White D, Moazzam A, Moore KM, Belanger P. Association between socio-economic status and hemoglobin A1c levels in a Canadian primary care adult population without diabetes. BMC Fam Pract. 2014 Jan 10;15(1):7

Manca DP, Greiver M, Carroll JC, Salvalaggio G, Cave A, Rogers J, Pencharz J, Aguilar C, Barrett R, Bible S, Grunfeld E. Finding a BETTER way: A qualitative study exploring the prevention practitioner intervention to improve chronic disease prevention and screening in family practice. BMC Fam Pract. 2014 Apr 11;15(1):66.

Keshavjee K, Williamson T, Martin K, Truant R, Aliarzadeh B, Ghany A, Greiver M. Getting to usable EMR data. Can Fam Physician. 2014 Apr;60(4):392.

Campbell-Scherer D, Rogers J, Manca D, Lang-Robertson K, Bell S, Salvalaggio G, Greiver M et al. Guideline harmonization and implementation plan for the BETTER trial: Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening in Family Practice. cmajo 2:E1-E10; published online January 22, 2014

 

Awards and Grants

Dr. R. H. Wilkinson Research Award, North York General Hospital  March 2000                    $500

Greiver M, Drummond N, White D.  Development of a program for hand-held computers to support the office-based management of chest pain.  Bales Foundation research grant.  January 23, 2001                       $5,000

College of Family Physicians of Canada Janus Research and Education Scholarship    July 2001        $2,500

North American Primary Care Research Group 2001  Pfizer Investigator-in-Practice Award       July 2001     US$10,000

Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto:  Award for Research Excellence 2001

Dr. E. W. Wight Memorial Scholarship        July 2002            $1,990

Wiebe E, Greiver M. Cognitive behavioural therapy training for family doctors.  Janus research grant, July 2002   $3,000

Wiebe E, Greiver M.  Cognitive behavioural therapy training for family doctors. Fast Family Foundation Fund   September 2002    $4,540

Greiver M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J.  Measuring quality improvements in preventive care services in the first two Family Health Networks in the GTA.  Primary Health Care Transition Fund, July 2004         $165,318

College of Family Physicians of Canada Janus Continuing Professional Develoment/Continuing Medical Education Scholarship: Post graduate studies on Health Policy and Research Methods at the University of Toronto    August 2005        $5,000

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Rachlis V, Kasperski J, Harvey B, Glazier R, Moineddin R. Effect of electronic medical records (EMRs) on the provision of preventive services in a Pay-for-Performance environment. Ontario MOHLTC, Health System Strategy Division. September 2007, $98,824

Marjory Murphy award, North York General Hospital. Factors affecting the adoption of EMRs in North York Primary Care: a Qualitative Study. March 2008, $500

A Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN)- a proof in principal pilot. Primary Investigators: Birtwhistle R, Rosser W. Co-investigators: Lambert-Lanning A, Grava-Gubins I, Drummond N, Godwin M, Greiver M, Lussier M-T, Manca D, Stewart M. Funding: Public Health Agency of Canada’s Enhanced Chronic Disease Surveillance Contribution Program of the Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Strategy Component: Sentinel Surveillance for Primary Care contributon: $465,775.00 / In-kind contributions: 298,410.00; local budget: $42,625 Duration:  Apr. 15, ’08 – Nov.15, 2008; Extention: Nov 2008 to March 31st 2010; Budget: $2,500,000; local budget: $155,787

Tu K, Glazier R, Jaakkimainen L, Greiver M. Development of an Electronic Medical Record primary care research database. On tario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. March 2008 $266,061

Barry Tobe Award for Practice Quality and Innovation, North York General Hospital, June 2009 $1,000

Grunfeld E and the BETTER Investigators. Building on Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention in Family Practice: The BETTER Coalition. Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, Coalitions Linking Action and Science for Prevention (CLASP). 10/2009-03/2012, $2,500,000.

A Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN). Primary Investigators: Birtwhistle R, Rosser W. Co-investigators: Lambert-Lanning A, Grava-Gubins I, Drummond N, Godwin M, Greiver M, Katz A, Lussier M-T, Manca D, Putnam W, Stewart M. Funding: Public Health Agency of Canada’s Enhanced Chronic Disease Surveillance Contribution Program of the Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Strategy Component: Sentinel Surveillance for Primary Care contributon: $11,682,685 / In-kind contributions: $3,705,749; local budget: $661,734 / In-kind: $347,500. Duration: 2010 to 2015

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Krueger P, Aliarzadeh B, Moineddin R, Butt D, Drummond N, Jaakkimainen L, Keshavjee K, White D, Kaplan D. EMR data quality management methods: a feasibility study. Ontario MOHLTC, Primary Health Care System Program. June 25 2010, $10,000

Greiver M, Kaplan D, White D, Katz K. Location of BpTRU in routine clinical settings: a randomized controlled pilot study. Wilkinson research award, North York General Hospital. March 2011. $1,000

Birtwhistle R, Greiver M, Natarajan N, Williamson T, Wong S. CPCSSN: building a national community based primary healthcare team. CIHR Meeting Planning and Dissemination: Planning Grant. October 2011. $23,738

2012 Canadian Family Physician Best Original Research Article Award, College of Family Physicians of Canada. (Distinction)
Award given for a scientific article published in 2011 in Canadian Family Physician resulting from a research project developed, financed and completed by the authors. 
Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Moineddin R, Harvey B.  Implementation of electronic medical records:  Effect on the provision of preventive services in a pay-for-performance environment.  Can Fam Phys October 2011;57;e381-e389.

Greiver M, Ash M, Sonshine J, Wintemute K, Kaplan D, Rohatyn T. Integrated FOBT reminder and alert program implementation. Cancer Care Ontario, May 2012. $12,741

Greiver M, Harrison C, Lambert-Lanning A, Martin K, Lau F, Keshavjee K, Williamson T, Leggett J, Jackson D et al on behalf of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and CPCSSN.. Heatlh sytem usage demonstration project: Implementing a scalable tool for quality of care improvement in primary care. September 2012, Canada Health Infoway, $195,195

Southgate D, Greiver M, Bogetta H, Wymer R, Wintemute K, Ryall P, Kostka K, Hubka G, Grunfeld E. Effect of Craving Change-Plus on chronic disease self-management: a pilot RCT. University of Toronto DFCM, UTOPIAN, the University of Toronto PBRN. December 2012. $25,000

Muraca M, Greiver M, Wintemute K, Moeinedin M, Carroll J, Telner D, Heisey R, Meschino W, Honeyford J. Identification of women with family history of breast cancer in EMRs: a Feasibility Study. University of Toronto DFCM, UTOPIAN, the University of Toronto PBRN. December 2012. $25,000

Greiver M, White D, Kaplan D, Rohatyn T, Delva D, Rachlis V, Saggar S, Muia M, Keshavjee K. Building a health data warehouse to monitor outcomes for Health Links in North York: a feasibility and design project. Exploration Fund, North York General Hospital, January 2013. $49,895

Greiver M. Maintaining the gains: reaching to patients underscreened for cancer in North York. Cental LHIN Regional Cancer Screening Program. March 2014. $4932

Greiver M, Griffis S, Barber D, Martin M, Leggett J et al. Quality Improvement and Data Support Specialist (QIDSS) based information management clusters: leveraging privacy infrastructure, standardized EMR data and scalable analytic tools for groups of Family Health Teams. AFHTO QIDSS Innovation Fund, February 2014. $25,000


Practice Based Small Group Educational Modules

Evans M, Swanson G, Greiver M, Russek R, Papoushek C.  Type 2 Diabetes Updater; PBSG educational module. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Dec 2000

Greiver M. Screening for prostate cancer; PBSG educational module.  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Feb 2002

Greiver M, Wakefield J. Sexually transmitted infections: prevention and screening of  common STI's; PBSG educational module. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Feb 2002

Greiver M.  New vaccines against meningococcus, pneumococcus, and varicella; PBSG educational module.  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Volume 10(16):1-10, Dec 2002

Greiver M. Prevention: putting it into practice; PBSG educational module.  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Vol 11 (14), Dec 2003

Greiver M. Atrial Fibrillation; PBSG educational module.  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Vol 12 (12), November 2004

Greiver M.  Computers in the office and Electronic Medical Records (EMRs).  The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Vol 14 (12), November 2006

Greiver M, Gretton A. Insomnia; PBSG educational module. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Vol 16(5), May 2008

Greiver M. Depressive Disorder; PBSG educational module. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education, Vol. 17(3), November 2009

Greiver M. Stroke/TIA: primary and secondary prevention, 2012 update. The Foundation for Medical Practice Education. Vol 20(1), February 2012.

Greiver M. Hypertension: implementing evidence-informed management of blood pressure. The Foundation for Medical Practice Educaton. Vol 21(4), February 2013


Other publications

Greiver M. Case Oriented Self Study: Chest pain. Clerkship curriculum handbook, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, 2001.

Greiver M.  CBT=Can Be Therapeutic: Using cognitive behavioural therapy in primary care .  ICES Informed, Volume 9, No 2, April 2003

Greiver M. Annual health exam:  charting a course for prevention.  Canadian Journal of Diagnosis, June 2005:69-71

Greiver M. Implementation of Electronic Medical Records and Preventive Services: A Mixed Methods Study. Masters Thesis, 2011. Advisor: Jan Barnsley. Department: University of Toronto, Health Policy and Management Evaluation. Available at http://hdl.handle.net/1807/29553


Peer-reviewed Presentations, Posters

Greiver M. Reminders for preventive services ; Abstract presented at the College of Family  Physicians of Canada Family Medicine Forum 2000 Conference, Ottawa, October 20 2000

Greiver M, Drummond N, White D, Weshler J. Diagnosis and management of angina in primary care: a guideline programmed for the handheld computer. Abstract presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group conference, Halifax, October 15 2001

Greiver M, Drummond N, White D, Weshler J.  Angina on the Palm.  Abstract presented at the Family Medicine Forum  Conference, Montreal, November 2002

Greiver M, Drummond N, Haines J.  Incidence of suspected angina in two Toronto primary care practices.  Abstract presented at the NAPCRG conference, New Orleans, November 2002

Greiver M, Drummond N, White D, Weshler J. Angina on the Palm: Pilot RCT of a new PDA application for the diagnosis of suspected angina in primary care. Paper presented at the NAPCRG conference, Banff, November 2003

Greiver M, Wiebe E.  Family Physicians'experiences with implementing cognitive behavioural therapy in their practice.  Paper presented at the NAPCRG conference, Orlando, October 2004

Greiver M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J, Bowles S, Wagman M.  Quality of preventive services in the first two Family Health Networks in the Greater Toronto Area.  Paper presented at the 2005 Trillium Primary Care Research Forum, Toronto, June 10 2005

Greiver M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J, Barnsley J, Bowles S, Wagman M. Measuring quality improvements in preventive care in the first two Family Health Networks in Toronto.  Poster presented at the NAPCRG conference, Quebec, October 2005

Greiver M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J, Barnsley J, Bowles S, Wagman M.  Effect of financial incentives on the provision of preventive services in Toronto.  Paper presented at the NAPCRG conference, Tucson, October 2006


Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Harvey B, Moineddin R, Moineddin M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J. Effect of Electronic Medical Records on the provision of preventive services in a Pay-for-Performance environment. Paper presented at the Trillium conference, Toronto, June 20 2008


RV Birtwhistle, A Lambert-Lanning, I Grava Gubins, D Manca, N Drummond, M Griever, M Stewart, M Godwin, M-T Lussier, W Rosser.Development of the Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN). Poster, Family Medicine Forum 2008, Toronto, November 2008

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Harvey B, Moineddin R, Moineddin M, Rachlis V, Kasperski J . Effect of electronic medical records (EMRs) on the provision of preventive services in a Pay-for-Performance environment: research in progress. Poster, NAPCRG, Puerto Rico, November 2008

Birtwhistle RV, Lambert-Lanning A, Grava Gubins I, Drummond N, Godwin M, Greiver M, Keshavjee K, Lagacé C, Lussier M-T, Manca D, Rosser W. A Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN): initial development and pilot study. Poster, NAPCRG, Puerto Rico, November 2008

Greiver M. EMR implementation in Ontario family practices: effect of a complex change on quality of care. Presentation at the 2009 Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Health Research Showcase. Queen's park, Ontario, October 8th 2009

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Moineddin R, Harvey B. EMR Implementation in Ontario Family Practices: Effect of a Complex Change on Quality of Care. Paper, NAPCRG, Montreal, November 2009

Greiver M, Barnsley J. Perceived factors influencing EMR implementation:  a theory-informed qualitative study. Paper presented at the 2010 Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day, Toronto, June 9th 2010

Birtwistle R, Savage C, Putman W, Drummond N, Katz A, Greiver M. The Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network: preliminary results from the CPCSSN project: a work in progress. Paper, Family Medicine Forum, Vancouver, October 2010

Greiver M, Campbell-Scherer D, Lang-Robertson K, Bell S, Rogers J, Manca D, Grunfeld E. Diabetes screening and primary prevention: evidence review and tool identification for the BETTER project. Paper, Family Medicine Forum, Vancouver, October 2010

Greiver M, Bennett T-L, Drummond N, Savage C, Aliarzadeh B, Birtwhistle R. Developing methods to estimate practice denominators and disease prevalence for a national Canadian EMR database. Paper, NAPCRG, Seattle, November 2010

Greiver M. Electronic Medical Record implementation and preventive services: quantitative results of a mixed method study. Paper, Department of Family and Community Medicine Annual Walter Rosser Academic Day, April 16 2011

Greiver M, Kaplan D, Wintemute K, Chevendra J. Using EMR data for primary care practice, research, epidemiology and quality improvement projects: experiences shared by a large Family Health Team, a provincial quality improvement program, and a national EMR based chronic disease surveillance network. Round table presentation, eHealth 2011 conference. Toronto, May 30 2011

Michelle Greiver. EMR Data Quality Management: a feasibility study. Paper, Trillium primary health care research day 2011. Toronto, June 8 2011

Cobbler C, Khan S, Williamson T, Kotecha J, Greiver M, Stewart M, Birtwhistle R. Can we determine how patients with hypertension are managed in Ontario by utilizing Electronic Medical Record data? Poster, Family Medicine Forum, Montreal, November 3rd 2011

Aliarzadeh B, Greiver M, Moineddin R, Meaney C, Ivers N. Diabetes Screening With Hemoglobin A1c Prior to a Change in Guideline Recommendations: Prevalence and Patient Characteristics. Paper, NAPCRG, Banff, November 14 2011

Greiver M, Barnsley J, Glazier R, Harvey B, Moineddin R. Measuring Data Reliability for Preventive Services During the Transition to Electronic Medical Records. Paper, NAPCRG, Banff, November 15 2011

Dolabchian E, Greiver M, Kaplan D, White D, Katz K. Where Should Automated Blood Pressure Measurements be Done? RCT Comparing Private and Non-private Areas of the Office. Poster, NAPCRG, Banff, November 15 2011

Greiver M, White D. Using a data clerk to improve data in primary care EMRs: a PBRN pilot study. Poster, NAPCRG PBRN conference. Bethesda, District of Columbia, United States, June 21 2012

Williamson T, Greiver M. A method for estimating practice denominators using EMR databases. Paper, NAPCRG PBRN conference. Bethesda, District of Columbia, United States, June 21 2012

Aliarzadeh B, Greiver M, Moore K, Belanger P, Moineddin R, Meaney C, White D, Moazzam A. Association between Deprivation Index and hemoglobin A1c levels in a non-diabetic primary care population. Paper presentation, College of Family Physicians of Canada, Family Medicine Forum Conference. Toronto, November 14 2012

Greiver M , White D, Kaplan D, Katz K,  Moineddin R, Dolabchian E. Where could automated blood pressures be done?   Design for a randomized controlled trial of  BpTRU measurement in private or non-private areas of primary care offices, phase II. Poster, NAPCRG. New Orleans, December 2 2012

Aliarzadeh B, Greiver M, Moore K, Belanger P, Moineddin R, Meaney C, White D, Moazzam A. Association between deprivation and increasing Hgb A1c levels in non-diabetic patients. Poster, NAPCRG. New Orleans, December 3 2012

Michelle Greiver, Jannet Leggett, LLB; Aron Feuer; Kimberly Wintemute; Marjan Moeineddin. Implementing a Privacy Infrastructure to Allow the Use of EMR Data for Research and Quality Improvement in a Primary Care Organization. NAPCRG. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Nov 12    

Maria Muraca, Michelle Greiver,Kimberly Wintemute, Marjan Moeineddin, June C Carroll,Rahim Moeinedin, Babak Aliarzadeh, Deanna Telner, Ruth Heisey, Wendy Meschino, Joanne Honeyford. Identification of women with a family history of breast cancer in EMRs: a feasibility study. Poster, NAPCRG, Ottawa, Ontario, 2013 Nov 10

Donna Manca, MD, MCLSC; Carolina Aguilar, Michelle Greiver, June Carroll, Andrew Cave, James Pencharz, Ginetta Salvalaggio, Eva Grunfeld.  Doing It BETTER (Building On Existing Tools to Improve Chronic Disease Prevention and Screening): A Qualitative Evaluation of a Personalized Approach to Prevention and Screening. Paper, NAPCRG. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Nov 10

 Marjan Moineddin; Michelle Greiver, o; Caroline Harrison; Anita Lambart-Lanning; Ken Martin; Dave Jackson; Karim Keshavjee. Implementation of the Data Presentation Tool in a Primary Care Organization for Reporting on Quality: Qualitative Aspects of a Mixed Methods Study. Poster, NAPCRG. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Nov 12 

Michelle Greiver, Dave Jackson; Marjan Moeineddin; Babak Aliarzadeh; Ken Martin; Francis Lau; Dennis Lee.  Presenter. Improving Chronic Disease Coding in EMRs: Baseline Results of a Demonstration Project. Poster, NAPCRG. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Nov 10

Southgate D, Greiver M, Pencharz J, Bogetta H, Ryall P, Mazariegos C, Guindon J, Hubka G, Kostka K. Effect of “Beyond the Fork” on mindfulness of food choices in patients with chronic diseases: a pilot RCT. Poster. DFCM Academic Retreat, Toronto, May 2 2014

Maria Muraca, Michelle Greiver,Kimberly Wintemute, Marjan Moeineddin, June C Carroll,Rahim Moeinedin, Babak Aliarzadeh, Deanna Telner, Ruth Heisey, Wendy Meschino, Joanne Honeyford. Identification of women with a family history of breast cancer in EMRs: results. Poster, DFCM Academic Retreat, Toronto, May 2 2014

Michelle Greiver, Marjan Moeinedin, Kimberly Wintemute, Dave Jackson, Ken Martin, Babak Aliarzadeh, Maggie Siu, Ashley Lanys, Amanda Katz. Data dashboard improves data quality. Poster, DFCM Academic Retreat, Toronto, May 2 2014

Greiver M, Martin M, Aliarzadeh B, Jackson D. Formation of disease registries in a large Family Health Team (FHT): a Canadian Primary Care Sentinel Surveillance Network (CPCSSN) demonstration project. Presentation, Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR). Toronto, May 14 2014

Workshops, Presentations

Group Moderator, Canadian Medical Association's Public Dialogue on the Future of Health Care.  Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, May 30 2001

Assessing chest pain in primary care.  Family Medicine Departmental Meeting, North York General Hospital, October 9, 2001

Using the PDA in practice.  Presentation given at the Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly Cyberdoc sessions, November 24, 2001

Prostate cancer screening (Con):  Debate with Dr. Fleschner.  NYGH family medicine rounds, November 2001

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario Annual Clinical Update.  Facilitator for Ad-hoc Practice Based Small Groups, Stroke Emergency Treatment and Stroke, primary and secondary prevention.  Toronto Convention Centre, December 6 2001

Evidence based medicine in the Palm of your hand.  Presentation given with Dr. Marcie Kostenuik at the U of T DFCM Annual Undergraduate Education Workshop, October 2002

Cognitive behavioural therapy for family physicians, a Mainpro-C 5 hour workshop:
Vancouver, October 19 2002 (with Dr. Ellen Wiebe)
Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 15, 2002
North York General Hospital, December 6, 2002
NYGH Annual Family Medicine Clinic Day, January 18, 2003
Resident seminar, NYGH December 22, 2004
NYGH Annual Family Medicine Clinic Day, January 15, 2005

Angina on the Palm: a pilot RCT.  Centre for Research in Education Research rounds, Toronto General Hospital, January 20 2003

Putting Prevention into Practice.  Presentation given at the 5 Chiefs conference, Toronto, March 22, 2003

Integrating Research in Clinical Practice. Plenary presentation given at the annual University of Toronto Family Medicine Resident Project Day, June 11 2003

Angina on the Palm:  a Pilot RCT.  Presentation given at the Primary Care Research Unit, Sunnybrook hospital, September 19 2003

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy:  Using cognitive behavioural techniques in a busy practice.  Plenary Presentation given at the Primary Care Today conference, Toronto, October 4, 2003

Using the PDA in practice, Beginner.  Presentation given with Dr. Marcie Kostenuik at the U of T DFCM Annual Undergraduate Education Workshop, November 7, 2003

Using the PDA in practice, Advanced.  Presentation given with Dr. Marcie Kostenuik at the U of T DFCM Annual Undergraduate Education Workshop, November 7, 2003

The Practical Preventive Health Exam.  Workshop given at the Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 21, 2003

Evidence-based Counselling.  Workshop given at the Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 22, 2003

Enhance Your Practice using a PDA: a Primer.  Workshop given at the U of T's DFCM Walter Rosser Academic Day. December 6, 2003

Getting to Know your PDA Better:  For those already using a PDA in practice.  Workshop given with Rita Vine at the U of T's DFCM Walter Rosser Academic Day, December 6, 2003

The PDA in Pediatrics.  Pediatrics rounds, North York General Hospital. January 19, 2004

Preventive health care.  Seminar for family medicine residents, North York General Hospital.  January 28, 2004

Preventive screening: how old is too old?  Family medicine rounds, North York General Hospital, February 3, 2004

Evidence-based Medicine in the Palm of your Hand.  Invited luncheon presentation, annual Assembly of the Association of Quebec Urologists.  November 13, 2004

New Preventive Health Guidelines for Your Elderly Patients.  Michelle Greiver and Gordon Riddle.  Invited workshop, Family Medicine Forum 2004 national conference, November 25 2004

Changes in Guidelines:  Annual Health Exam.  Invited plenary presentation, Family Medicine Forum 2004 national conference, November 26 2004

Cancer Screening in your practice.  Invited plenary presentation, Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 17 2005

Cyberdoc:  The useful computer.  Invited workshop, Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 19 2005

Preventive health.  Resident seminar, North York General Hospital.  December 14, 2005

Sharon Levy, Henny Rappaport, Michelle Greiver.  Choosing and implementing an Electronic Medical Record.  Presentation at the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine's annual Walter Rosser Day, April 1st 2006

The Evidence-based check-up.  Invited plenary presentation, Toronto East General Hospital's Annual Clinic Day.  April 26 2006

Cognitive-behavioural therapy in your practice.  Seminar, Toronto East General Hospital's Annual Clinic Day.  April 26 2006

Preventive Health.  Resident seminar, North York General Hospital.  September 28, 2006

Measuring Quality Improvement in Preventive Services in the First Two FNs in the GTA.  Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly, November 16 2006

Michelle Greiver, Sharon Levy, Henny Rappaport, Lisa Kwok.  Electronic Medical Records: the first year of implementation.  Presentation at the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine's annual Walter Rosser Day, April 28 2007

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; a practical approach. Resident seminar, North York General Hospital. January 23 2008

Michelle Greiver, Stephen McLaren, Marily Williams. Electronic Medical Records: The first year of computerization. Seminar, Family Medicine Forum Conference, November 29 2008

The PSA screening controversy. Invited presentation, 5 Chiefs CME conference. Toronto, April 18th 2009

Michelle Greiver, Lisa Kwok, Barbara Manilla, Karen Rothschild, Maria Ferguson. Translating Quality Improvement theories and tools into better patient care:  The NYFHT experience with QIIP. Workshop at the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine's annual Retreat Day. June 19th 2009

Evidence based physical examination. Invited presentation, 5 Chiefs CME conference. Toronto, April 10th 2010

Performing research as a community-based family physician. Invited lecture; Social, political and scientific issues in family medicine, graduate course in MSc Community Health and Master of Public Health program. University of Toronto, January 26 2011

Michelle Greiver, Babak Aliarzadeh. Practice based research networks: past, present and future for DFCM. Workshop at the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine's annual Walter Rosser Academic day, April 16 2011

Implementation of Electronic Medical Records and provision of preventive services:  a mixed methods study. ICES rounds, Toronto, June 22 2011

Is there value in the "annual exam" or should we be doing something else? Invited plenary presentation, Ontario College of Family Physicians' Annual Scientific Assembly, Toronto, November 26th 2011

Should we think outside the box?  Reinventing the Periodic Health Exam. Invited speaker, North York General Hospital Annual Primary Care conference,Toronto, January 28 2012

Opportunities for continued partnership:  how can family physicians benefit from involvement in Practice-Based Research Networks? CIHR/CancerCare Manitoba Team in Primary Care Oncology Research. Invited presentation, Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 2nd 2012

Kimberly Wintemute, Michelle Greiver. Data Discipline in the EMRs:  how to enter data so that it is useful and relevant for your practice. NYGH Residents. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presentation to residents at North York General Hospital. July 18 2012

Dave Jackson, Karim Keshavjee, Ken Martin,  Anita Lambert-Lanning,  Babak Aliarzadeh, Michelle Greiver. Data Presentation Tool:  an innovative software application to generate reports on quality of care. Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario conference. Toronto, October 16 2012

Greiver M, Goel S. Transforming your EMR Data into Useful and Usable Information:  A practical guide for the perplexed. Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario conference. Toronto, October 16 2012

Booker S, Greiver M. The “Dragon Boat Approach”:  how we standardized our data and processes across the FHT to improve care. Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario conference. Toronto, Oct 17 2012      

Greiver M, Aliarzadeh B, White D. Meaningful Use of EMRs in action:  how a PBRN can help optimize your EMR for research, practice and quality improvement. College of Family Physicians of Canada, Family Medicine Forum Conference. Toronto, November 16 2012

Michelle Greiver, Paul Krueger, Michelle Madhoo. UTOPIAN:  how to do a Practice Based Research Network. Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Toronto, Academic Retreat Day, April 26 2013

Michelle Greiver, Marjan Moeinedin, Kimberly Wintemute, Babak Aliarzadeh. Maximizing the value of EMR data for Quality Improvement, Program Planning and Research: new thinking, new methods, new software. Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto. Toronto, Walter Rosser Day, April 27 2013

Renewal of primary health care and its evaluation. Invited plenary presentation, Pediatric health care in the Maritimes conference. May 27th 2013

Greiver M, Brousseau G. Les Technologies d'Information et de Communication au service de l'evaluation et de la qualite des soins. Le project Researu canadien de surveillance sentinelle en soins primaires. Invited presentation, Colloque eSante, Montreal, October 4 2013

Jannet Ann Leggett, Michelle Greiver, Kimberly Wintemute, Marjan Moeinedin. EMR data extraction for QI and reporting:  practical advice for FHTs on protecting patient and provider privacy. Presentation, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenter(s): 2013 Oct 23

Michelle Greiver, Karim Keshavjee. Joint primary care - hospital data warehouse project: monitoring outcomes for the top 5%. Presentation, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Oct 23

Michelle Greiver, Kimberly Wintemute, Marjan Moeinedin, Babak Aliarzadeh. Enhancing the use and value of EMR data in Family Health Teams. Presentation, Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Presenter(s):2013 Oct 22  

Michelle Greiver, Rashaad Bhyat; Caroline Harrison; Dave Jackson; Ken Martin; Marjan Moeineddin; Babak Aliarzadeh; Anita Lambert-Lanning; Karim Keshavjee. Maximizing the Value of EMR Data for Research, Quality Improvement and Program Planning: New Thinking, New Methods, New Software. Workshop, NAPCRG. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 2013 Nov 13   

Greiver M. The comprehensive health review: new ways to think about our "annual check ups". Invited presentation, Ontario College of Family Physicians Annual Scientific Assembly. Toronto, November 29 2013

Other

Peer Reviewer, CMAJ    1998-present
Peer Reviewer, Can Fam Physician  1999-present

Peer Reviewer, BMC Family Practice, Health Services Research 2012-present

Peer Reviewer, Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 2010
Reviewer, ICES Informed   1998-2006