Sharon Johnston

Clinical Researcher


Sharon Johnston, MD, LLM, CCFPC


Dr. Johnston’s research concerns primary health care service delivery, particularly assessment and performance reporting, to understand and support what produces the best results and to encourage trust in primary care. Her projects are designed to improve performance measurement and reporting for regional health system planning, improved primary health care practices, including the work of interdisciplinary teams, and patient engagement. Before she became a physician, she completed studies in law with a concentration in bioethics. Her research and teaching activities are geared to medical professionalism and development of the social contract between physicians and the society they serve.


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