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Jay Shaw, PT, PhD

Research Director, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics & Health

Position: Assistant Professor (Status Only)
SGS Status: Associate Member
Primary Graduate Appointment: Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
Program: JCB Scholars Program in AI Ethics and Health, Collaborative Specialization in Bioethics
Primary Teaching Responsibilities: CHL3020 - Ethics and AI for Health
Available to Supervise CSB Students: Yes

Research Interests
  • artificial Intelligence
  • health innovation
  • ethics
  • science & technology studies
  • organization studies
  • integrated care
Current Research Projects
  • Artificial Intelligence and Health Systems Planning: A Responsible Innovation Perspective
  • A Framework for Explainable Artificial Intelligence in Medical Decision-Making
  • Developmental Evaluation of the Neighbourhood Care Team Model in Toronto, Ontario
  • Health technologies and the digital divide: The equity dimensions of digital health
  • Implementing Integrated Care for Older Adults with Complex Health Needs (iCOACH)
  • Shifting the Paradigm in Home Physiotherapy: Implementation and Implications of Adherence Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence (SPARS)
Education & Training History

Jay has an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree in Kinesiology from Brock University, and completed a concurrent Master of Physical Therapy with a PhD (MPT/PhD) at Western University. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at Brunel University (while affiliated with the Royal Free Hospital) in London, UK, and at University of Toronto (while affiliated with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, UHN). Jay has expertise in rehabilitation science, sociology, health policy, and management studies.

Honours & Awards
  • AMS Phoenix Fellowship (2018)
  • CIHR Mentorship Award (2016)
  • Outstanding Author Contribution Award (Emerald Publishing) (2014)
  • CIHR Postdoctoral Fellowship (2012)
  • CIHR Doctoral Research Award (2010)
Other Affiliations
  • Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care
  • Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research, University of Toronto
  • North American Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, University of Toronto
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