STUDENT HANDBOOK MASTER OF HEALTH INFORMATICS - MHI COHORT 2019-2021

 
STUDENT
HANDBOOK

MASTER OF
HEALTH
INFORMATICS
MHI COHORT 2019-2021
Executive Master of Health Informatics | Student Handbook

Contents
1.   Introduction                                                                                       2

     1.1    School of Graduate Studies
     1.2    Society of Graduates, IHPME
     1.3    IHPME Online
     1.4    IHPME Social Media
     1.5    IHPME Connect Newsletter

2.   University of Toronto Structure                                                                    3

     2.1    Academic Structure
     2.2    Administrative Structure
     2.3    Faculty

3.   MHI Program Information                                                                            5

     3.1    Program Overview
     3.2    Program Outcomes and Competencies
     3.3    Program Schedule
     3.4    Program Curriculum
     3.5    Important Dates/Deadlines

4.   MHI Program Operations                                                                             9

     4.1    Expectations of Students
     4.2    Attendance
     4.3    Late Assignments
     4.4    Evaluation
     4.5    Grading
     4.6    Ethical Guidelines for the Recruitment of Key Informants/Expert Contacts for Field-based Projects and
            Assignments and Obtaining Verbal Informed Consent

5. MHI Program Administration                                                                           12
     5.1    UTORid
     5.2    UTAlert
     5.3    TCard
     5.4    Email: UTmail+
     5.5    Quercus – E-Learning
     5.6    Course Enrolment - ACORN
     5.7    Books
     5.8    ListServ
     5.9    Off-Campus Access to U of T Libraries
     5.10   UofT Campus Wireless Network
     5.11   Card/Fob Key Access
     5.12   Student Study Areas

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1.Introduction
  This MHI Handbook is designed for students entering the Executive stream of the Master of Health Informatics
  Program at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. The purpose of this
  booklet is to provide specific details about the Program’s structure, courses, and schedule; its operation and the
  expectations around the learning process.

  Another document that provides important information about the policies and operations of the Program and
  the University is the Calendar published by the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). The calendar outlines the rules
  and procedures relevant to graduate studies at the University of Toronto and should be reviewed by all
  incoming students.

  SGS Calendar: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar

  1.1 School of Graduate Studies
        63 St. George Street
        Toronto, Ontario M5S 2Z9
        Tel:               (416) 978-6614
        Fax:               (416) 978-4367
        Email:             graduate.information@utoronto.ca
        Website:           www.sgs.utoronto.ca
        Public Hours:      10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

        Writing Resources
        There are several writing resources available to students through SGS. All Graduate Centre for
        Academic Communication (formerly English Language and Writing Support) programs are free and
        provide graduate students with advanced training in academic writing and speaking through drop-in
        workshops, writing centre consultations by appointment, and courses and writing intensives.

        For additional writing and speaking resources such as thesis writing, oral presentation skills, ESL
        support and more, please see: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/GCAC-
        Additional-Resources.aspx

        Counselling
        In partnership with the Office of Student Life, SGS offers outreach provided by the Health &
        Wellness Centre to the graduate student community. Graduate students can access counselling
        services by visiting the SGS Office at 65 St. George Street. The Wellness Counsellor will offer brief
        counselling services tailored to the challenges presented by graduate-level university life. For more
        information on booking an appointment, please visit:
        www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Graduate-Counselling-Services.aspx
        You may also wish to explore Peer Support and Workshops on the Student Life web page:
        www.studentlife.utoronto.ca/hwc/workshops

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 1.2 Society of Graduates, IHPME
       The Institute benefits from a strong alumni association. The executive of the Society rotates on an
       annual basis and senior managers from a variety of organizations are involved in providing
       leadership to the group. The Society supports the MHI Program in a variety of ways, including
       convening its annual Education Day, and by holding its Annual Recognition Party (The Moonshot
       Event) in the fall of each year.

       The Society’s executive has representatives from both the first- and second-year classes in the
       Program. During Session I you will be asked to nominate a representative. The current President is
       Anne Wojtak. ihpme.utoronto.ca/alumni/

 1.3 IHPME Online
       IHPME Website                                    ihpme.utoronto.ca
       IHPME Event Calendar                             ihpme.utoronto.ca/events/
       IHPME Faculty Contact Details                    ihpme.utoronto.ca/community/faculty
       IHPME Administrative and Program Staff           https://ihpme.utoronto.ca/community/connect/
       Contact Details

 1.4 IHPME Social Media
       Facebook       @IHPMEUofT
       Instagram      @ihpmeuoft
       Twitter        @ihpmeuoft
       YouTube        IHPME UofT

       Join the IHPME-GSU Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/160424981905/
       Check in with #IHPME and follow GSU on Twitter: twitter.com/IHPMEGSU?lang=en

 1.5 IHPME Connect Newsletter
       IHPME Connect is the Institute’s monthly e-newsletter, keeping researchers, decision-makers and
       providers in touch with the latest from the IHPME community, including feature pieces on our
       faculty and students, other news, award announcements and events. IHPME Connect is published
       on the first Monday of each month.

You will receive IHPME Connect via your UTmail+ address. Current and past issues are available online:
ihpme.utoronto.ca/newsletter

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2. University of Toronto Structure
2.1 Academic Structure
    The School of Graduate Studies
    The School of Graduate Studies is responsible for all graduate studies at the University of Toronto,
    as well as the development and implementation of appropriate regulations and operating
    procedures. Additionally, the School sets and administers the academic requirements of all
    Programs including the approval of admissions and Programs of study; the certification of the
    satisfactory completion of each student’s Program of study prior to graduation; and the
    maintenance of accurate records of the academic activities of all students registered in the School.
    For more information: www.sgs.utoronto.ca

    The Graduate Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME)
    The Graduate Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation administers all the Programs of
    graduate studies for the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, which includes the
    MHI Program (both regular and executive streams), the MHSc Health Administration Program, the
    MSc Programs in Health Services Research, Quality Improvement & Patient Safety, and Clinical
    Epidemiology and Healthcare Research; and the PhD Programs in Health Services Research and
    Clinical Epidemiology and Healthcare Research.
    For more information: ihpme.utoronto.ca/academics/

    The Master of Health Informatics Degree (MHI)
    The Master of Health Informatics (MHI) is a full-time professional graduate degree Program offered
    through the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the Dalla Lana School of
    Public Health. The MHI aims to produce clinically and technically savvy solution architects who can
    bridge the knowledge and cultural gaps found in the clinical and healthcare delivery sectors.

    The MHI is offered via executive and regular options that achieve the same degree, and are
    structured for full-time learning, requiring the completion of 10 Full Course Equivalents (FCE). The
    executive stream is twenty-two months in duration and modular in format, and the regular stream is
    sixteen months. The EMHI work project represents 1.5 credits and ~400 hours, whereas the regular
    stream practicum represents 2.0 credits over ~600 hours of contribution.

2.2 Administrative Structure
    Dean, Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH)
    The DLSPH is a regional and global leader in public health education, research and service, with the
    largest concentrations of academic population and public health researchers in Canada. It is training
    the next generation of educators, scientists and practitioners who will advance public health in
    Canada and around the world. The DLSPH Dean is Dr. Adalsteinn Brown, Professor, whose research
    interests include health policy, knowledge translation and performance measurement.

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    Leadership of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation
    The current Interim Director of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation is Dr.
    Rhonda Cockerill, who is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and resource allocation
    decisions within the Institute. As of July 1, Dr. Audrey Laporte will be the Acting Director. The IHPME
    Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Whitney Berta, is responsible for the day-to-day graduate operations of
    IHPME. Both are responsible for maintaining the standards and policies of the School of Graduate
    Studies.

    MHI Program Director
    As Program Director, Dr. Julia Zarb is responsible for the strategic and operational management of
    the MHI Program, including both regular and executive streams. She provides leadership on
    curriculum, faculty and Program development and fulfills the role of learner advocate. If you need
    help or advice in dealing with the broader academic or administrative structure of the University,
    please feel free to email, call or visit her office at:

    Health Sciences Building
    155 College Street, 4th Floor
    Office: Suite 488
    Tel: (416) 946-8131
    Email: julia.zarb@utoronto.ca

    MHI/CEHCR Graduate Assistant
    Zoe Downie-Ross
    155 College Street, 4th Floor
    Tel: (416) 946-3486
    Email(correspondence must be directed to this email): ihpme.mhi.grad@utoronto.ca
    Responsibilities: Admission/Awards inquiries

    MHI/CEHCR Program Assistant
    Yanna Sventzouris
    155 College Street, 4th Floor
    Tel: (416) 946-8277
    Email(correspondence must be directed to this email): ihpme.mhi.program@utoronto.ca
    Responsibilities: Course enrollment/scheduling inquiries

2.3 Faculty
    The Institute and Program’s faculty is renowned across Canada and internationally for contributions
    to the advancement of Health Informatics and Information Management. They are selected for their
    excellence in research and teaching, and for their health services or information management
    knowledge and experience.
    For more information: https://ihpme.utoronto.ca/community/faculty/

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3. MHI Program Information
  3.1 Program Overview
      The MHI vision is to more comprehensively integrate the broad spectrum of Health Informatics
      domains within a world-class graduate level Program. Health Informatics (HI) is a discipline that
      deals with the collection, storage, retrieval, communication and optimal use of health-related data,
      information and knowledge. It recognizes the role of citizens in their own healthcare as well as the
      information handling roles of the healthcare professionals and is considered a critically essential and
      pervasive element of sustainable healthcare delivery. MHI aims to fulfill the need for the
      advancement and teaching of knowledge about the application of information and communication
      technologies to healthcare.

      Much classroom time is devoted to small interactive group activities, which promotes problem-
      based learning. This allows for students to benefit from one another’s experiences through group
      discussions, while they also explore and apply subject material with the assistance and guidance of
      faculty. All courses have specifically designed learning outcomes, which in combination encourage
      the development of specific health informatics competencies.

      Students in the MHI Program come from a diversity of backgrounds that are reflective of the broad
      scope of the healthcare delivery sector itself. By identifying complementary skill sets and facilitating
      student cohort cohesion, the Program seeks to expand upon these specializations to develop and
      preserve a unique Health Informatics professional identity.

      Graduates will learn to understand, internalize, and integrate the theoretical foundations of Health
      Informatics component domains and technologies. Through practical and experiential based
      courses, they will demonstrate a working knowledge of interrelated methods, tools, practices and
      implementations of technologies relevant to the Health Informatics discipline. Finally, they will
      exhibit the capacity to generalize these skills in context-specific ways as a means of creating
      innovative and custom solutions to problems found within the healthcare system.

  3.2 Program Outcomes and Competencies
      The MHI Program curriculum is designed and sequenced to provide for the development of
      fundamental health informatics competencies. These learning outcomes are used as guidelines and
      they are listed here to provide students with an overview of the knowledge, understanding and skills
      viewed to be central to the Program:

      MHI graduates will demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
      +    Comprehensive knowledge of healthcare delivery policies and systems.
      +    Understanding and ability to communicate the ways in which effective use of information
           within health systems improves health and medical processes with the goal to facilitate
           successful outcomes for healthcare consumers.

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     +    Ability to understand and communicate how the effective use of information within health
          systems improves supporting healthcare.
     +    Ability to facilitate the design and implementation of efficient and effective methods for
          acquiring, processing, and storing data.
     +    Ability to develop appropriate models necessary for evaluating information, classification and
          health ICT systems, in addition to the equality of health information services.
     +    Ability to critically analyze the systemic, organizational and cultural issues associated with the
          implementation of e-health initiatives across the clinical, medical, and technological domains
          of healthcare.
     +    Ability to provide leadership and develop interpersonal relations, as well as engage in conflict
          resolution.
     +    Ability to engage in the evaluation of both business and healthcare delivery practices focusing
          on structure, process and outcomes measurement and improvement.

3.3 Program Schedule
    The MHI Program requires that each student take 10 full credits where each one term course counts
    as one-half credit (except for MHI2015Y: Health Informatics Project, which is equal to 1.5 credits). It
    will take most students 16 months to complete the Program. That period is broken into four
    consecutive sessions of study. For more information:
    http://ihpme.utoronto.ca/academics/pp/mhi/handbook/timetables/

     Session 1: Sep 2019 – Dec 2019      Session 3: May 2020 – Aug 2020
     Session 2: Jan 2020 – Apr 2020      Session 4: Sep 2020 - Dec 2020

     Please note, elective credits may be gained from other programs offered within IHPME and Dalla
     Lane or from other faculties within University of Toronto. In order to take an elective not listed
     within, please contact the course professor and program director for approval of entry. Work with
     the program assistant to ensure the correct Add/Drop form is complete.

3.4 Program Curriculum
    The sequencing of the courses throughout the Program provides for the more fundamental material
    to be offered near the beginning and for increasing levels of course choice being available toward
    the end of the Program. By the time students engage in the practicum, they have completed ten
    core half-courses, providing a firm grounding in current health informatics components and issues.
    All are half-credit courses (0.5 FCE) unless otherwise indicated.

    All current timetables (subject to change) are located at:
    http://ihpme.utoronto.ca/academics/pp/mhi/handbook/timetables/

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3.5 Important Dates/Deadlines
   September 2               Labour Day (University closed)
   September 5               MHI Orientation Day 1
   September 6               MHI Orientation Day 2
   September 6               Coursework must be complete/grades submitted for Summer session
   September 9               Fall courses start
   September 13              Last date to register with School of Graduate Studies. After this date a
                             late registration fee will be assessed.
   September 23              Enrolment on ACORN for Fall Session courses must be completed
   October 14                Thanksgiving Day (University closed)
   October 28                Final date to drop Fall session courses without academic penalty
   December 23               University closed for Winter break
   January 6                 University re-opens
   January 10                Coursework must be complete/grades submitted for Fall
   January 15                Fall session grades available for viewing on Student Web Service
   January 20                Enrolment on ACORN for Winter Session courses must be completed
   February 17               Family Day (University closed)
   February 24               Final date to drop Winter session courses without academic penalty
   April 10                  Good Friday (University closed)
   May 8                     Coursework must be complete/grades submitted for Winter
   May 13                    Winter grades available for viewing on Student Web Service

    SGS Sessional Dates: http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/currentstudents/Pages/Sessional-Dates.aspx

    Students will automatically be enrolled in compulsory courses only. Elective course considerations will
    need to be communicated by the student with the MHI Program Director and Program Assistant. Once
    confirmed, the MHI Program Assistant will enrol the student in the elective courses.

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4.MHI Program Operations
  4.1 Expectations of Students
      Students must commit to progressing at a steady pace, with the expectation that they will complete
      the Program within the 22-month timeframe. If it becomes necessary to modify the pace, due to
      extenuating circumstances, the student must contact the Program Director immediately.

      Our current estimate for class preparation work is 20 - 30 hours per week. This will vary by skill level
      and subject for each individual and will be evaluated on a continual basis so faculty can modify as
      appropriate.

      Frequently, Health Informaticians are required to work in interdisciplinary teams as a means of
      addressing and solving specific issues and problems. Identified as one of the most important
      features of the MHI Program, group work allows students to replicate the environment found within
      the health services sector.

      There is an expectation for computer competency. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Programs,
      spreadsheets and statistical manipulation.

  4.2 Attendance
      Full attendance, preparation and participation are required for all in-class sessions of the Program.
      Students are expected to be available for classes and all required Program events (e.g., workshops,
      group studies) throughout each Session.

      All missed classes and assignments should be accounted for. We ask that contact your Instructor and
      Program Director in advance and provide the Instructor with written documentation supporting
      your reasons for absence; otherwise a grade penalty may be imposed.

      Remote attendance options in cases of unavoidable absence, are at the discretion of the course
      instructor.

  4.3 Late Assignments
      Unless otherwise specified by the course instructor, all late assignments will be assigned a late
      penalty at the discretion of the instructor. We recognize that there may be valid reasons for late
      assignments. For these reasons to be accepted without penalty, they will have to be supported by
      documentation. In all these cases, be sure to contact the Instructor before the assignment due date.

      Late pre-class work must still be completed. As with written assignments, grade penalties are
      waived if valid reasons for lateness are given before class. It is the students’ responsibility to ensure
      all assignments are submitted on-time.

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4.4 Evaluation
    The Program provides several mechanisms for students to provide comment to the faculty on what
    is working and what could be improved. A course evaluation will be distributed within each course
    and is reviewed within the School of Graduate Studies, by the IHPME Director, and Program
    Director.

4.5 Grading
    Course instructors are responsible for grading assignments, papers, exams, etc.; and for determining
    final grades in the course.

        + Most courses taken for graduate credit are assigned a LETTER grade according to the following
          scale: A+, A, A- (Excellent); B+, B, B- (Good) (There are a few CR/NCR courses but these are
          largely practicum and the comprehensive courses).
        + Anything less than a B- is recorded as a FAIL. More than one FAIL on a student’s transcript is
          grounds for program termination.
        + An A+ grade indicates that the work was near perfect; B- is a signal that the work was barely
          acceptable at a graduate level. Students receiving more than one B- in their course work are
          flagged as being “at risk”. Students who do not maintain a B+/A- overall average can be asked
          to leave the program.
        + As outlined in the School of Graduate Studies calendar, passing grades range from B- to A+. A
          preponderance of B or B- grades will lead to a review of a student's progress in the course of
          study.
        + Quercus should not be relied upon to determine final grades.

    Group Grades
    Projects completed on a group basis will be assigned a group grade. This requires all students to
    participate and contribute in a way that meets group expectations. In some instances, faculty may
    include in the group grade a portion of the mark to be provided by a peer evaluation. In such cases,
    each student's final grade may be influenced by the perceptions of his or her group colleagues.
    In the case where there is no accommodation for peer evaluation and if a group is not working, for
    whatever reason, each student will be able to raise the issue with the faculty member and/or
    Program Director.

    Individual Grades
    Where a course contains individual and group assignments, each student must successfully pass the
    individual component of the course (B- minimum grade) in order to obtain a pass for the course as a
    whole.

    Grade Scale
    MHI courses adhere to the Graduate Letter Grade Scale as set forward within the University of
    Toronto Governing Council University Assessment and Grading Practices Policy (January 26, 2012):

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    http://www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/Assets/Governing+Council+Digital+Assets/Policies/PDF/g
    rading.pdf

 Numerical Scale of Marks
 A+     90 ‐ 100%
 A      85 ‐ 89%
 A‐     80 ‐ 84%
 B+     77 ‐ 79%
 B      73 ‐ 76%
 B‐     70 ‐ 72%
 FZ** 0 ‐ 69%

4.6 Ethical Guidelines for the Recruitment of Key Informants/Expert Contacts for
    Field-based Projects and Assignments and Obtaining Verbal Informed
    Consent
    For all field-based assignments/projects involving key informant interviews of expert contacts
    and/or collection of secondary administrative data such as organizational planning documents,
    administrative reports etc., students in the MHI Program at the University of Toronto are required to
    obtain informed verbal consent, and identify the following information to participants:

    +   That they are a University of Toronto graduate student(s) in the Institute of Health Policy,
        Management, and Evaluation enrolled in the MHI Program
    +   Relationship (if any) of the student(s) to the organization/key informant; e.g. employee,
        employees of competitor or partner organizations
    +   Purpose of interview; e.g. description of assignment/project
    +   Length of interview
    +   How information will be used; e.g. paper and/or oral presentation
    +   Confidentiality and anonymity re: key informants; e.g. no informant will be identified by name,
        position or area of responsibility unless they have expressly given permission to do so.
        Key informants include senior and/or mid-level health services managers, professionals,
        planners, policy makers, etc. In other words, expert contacts that are selected based on their
        knowledge of the organization, process or specific population. Interviews with patients and
        clients are not permitted for course work and would require that the project and/or assignment
        be submitted through the University of Toronto for ethics approval first.
        Please also note that if a copy of your assignment is requested by the organization it must have
        a cover page that clearly states the purpose of the document (e.g. Assignment for MHI1002H:
        Complexities of Clinical Care) and that the authors are graduate Master of Health Informatics
        students at the University of Toronto.

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5.MHI Program Administration
  5.1 UTORid
      For new students, your UTORid is on your TCard. Your UTORid (with password) is your key to several
      services:
      + QUERCUS (see section 5.5)
      + UTmail+ (see 5.4)
      + my.access (see 5.9)

  5.2 UTAlert
      UTAlert allows the University to quickly send important messages via telephone, email and text. All
      current members of the University community will automatically be subscribed to the system for
      emergency messaging using their official UofT contact information. With UTAlert, you may add
      additional contact information including a number for text messaging alerts. Please see
      https://www.utoronto.ca/alerts for details on how to register/make updates.

  5.3 TCard
      Your permanent University of Toronto TCard is a photo ID smartcard which provides identification
      for academic purposes, student activities and services, facility access and a Library Card. The TCard
      also provides users the option to carry cash value in the computer chip, allowing the card to be used
      to purchase photocopies, computer printing, laundry services, and vending services at select
      locations on the University of Toronto campuses.

      The St. George TCard Office is located at the Koffler Student Services Centre, Room 102, 214 College
      Street.

      For more information: www.tcard.utoronto.ca

  5.4 Email: UTmail+
      UTmail+ is the student email and calendar service at the University of Toronto, which can be used
      through mail clients such as Outlook or on mobile devices.
      Your UTmail+ account is set up during UTORid activation.

      All email communication between the student and MHI administration must be made via the
      students’ UToronto email address and the program email addresses located in section 2.2. Emails
      forwarded to personal MHI administration accounts will not be addressed.

      Full details and instructions: help.ic.utoronto.ca/content/3/1753/en/utmail.html

      Office 365 ProPlus
      Included with your UTmail+ account is access to full desktop versions and mobile versions of
      Microsoft Office. You may run Office on up to 5 machines (Mac or PC). You can also run the Office

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    Mobile Apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) on up to 5 mobile devices (on various platforms).
    Students also have access to Apps such as Sway, Delve, and Video.

    More details and installation instructions are available on the Information Commons webpage:
    help.ic.utoronto.ca/solution_id_1966.html.

    Policy on Official Correspondence
    “Students are responsible for maintaining and advising the University, on the University's student
    information system (currently ROSI), of a current and valid postal address as well as the address for
    a University-issued electronic mail account that meets a standard of service set by the Vice-
    President and Provost.”
    “Students have the right to forward their University-issued electronic mail account to another
    electronic mail service provider address but remain responsible for ensuring that all University
    electronic message communication sent to the official University-issued account is received and
    read.”

    For more information:
    www.governingcouncil.utoronto.ca/Assets/Governing+Council+Digital+Assets/Policies/PDF/ppsep01
    2006.pdf

5.5 QUERCUS – E-Learning
    What is QUERCUS?
    The University of Toronto’s new Academic Toolbox. QUERCUS will allow students and instructors to
    find their applicable course content each semester, immediately upon logging into the system.
    URL: http://q.utoronto.ca

    Students will automatically be added into the “IHPME MHI Program” community page on Quercus.
    Here, frequent communications will be made with the students from administration. Students can
    view other MHI/EMHI students within various cohorts under the “people” tab, within the
    community.

5.6 Course Enrolment- ACORN
    ACORN (Accessible Campus Online Resource Network) contains data relating to student admission
    and academic performance at the University of Toronto. Course enrolment, grades, and other
    important information can be accessed using your Student Number and a Personal Identification
    Number (PIN).

    Please note that you are responsible for keeping your information such as name, mailing/emailing
    address, course registration, etc. up to date on ACORN. Failure to do so may result in missing
    important information.

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    The Student Web Service (a.k.a. ACORN) can be accessed at https://www.acorn.utoronto.ca/.
    Instructions are located there. Please remember to log out after each use.

    For more information, visit the ACORN Resource Kit.

5.7 Books
    Textbooks required for course work are available at the University of Toronto Bookstore located at
    214 College Street, at the corner of College and St. George Street. Books for the MHI Program are
    located in the Community Health subsection of the Medicine section.

5.8 ListServ
    The UTORlist service provides a mechanism for distributing information using email. IHPME utilizes
    ListServ maling list software for connecting with MHI students:
      +    MHI19-L – for all incoming Fall 2019 MHI students
      +    HPME-L – for ALL IHPME students (MHI/MHSc/MSc/PhD)

    To participate, you will need a valid University of Toronto email. We will collect your email
    addresses as you update them to UTmail+ addresses and look after your enrolment to the ListServs.

5.9 Off-Campus Access to U of T Libraries
    If you use e-journals, article indexes, or other licensed web resources provided through the
    University of Toronto Libraries from an off-campus computer, you'll be asked to log in the first time
    during each web session that you use a licensed resource. You may choose either your UTORid and
    password (offering single-sign on to UTmail+, Blackboard, and other UofT web services) or your
    library card/Tcard barcode and PIN to log in.

    If you are using these resources off-campus, we will connect you to your resource via our my.access
    service for off-campus users. This identifies you to the resource-provider as a member of our
    community. What does my.access mean for you as a user?
        +    No separate accounts required
        +    No browser configuration required
        +    Available anytime, on any computer and browser worldwide
        +    More questions? Please see my.access FAQs:
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Executive Master of Health Informatics | Student Handbook

5.10 UofT Campus Wireless Network
     The University of Toronto campus wireless network (UofT) allows connection to the campus
     network. This network provides wireless access to faculty, staff, students, and sponsored guests
     and is authenticated using UTORid.

     For a step-to-step guide on how to setup the network to your devices, visit the Information
     Commons wireless access page: help.ic.utoronto.ca/content/20/704/en/wireless-access.html.
     The IHPME Student Study Areas have UofT wireless access. Coverage maps and setup information
     can be found at: www.wireless.utoronto.ca.

5.11 Card/Fob Key Access
     Each student in the MHI Program will be issued an access fob that will allow you access to the
     necessary buildings and classrooms during university off-hours (after 6 p.m. and weekends). The
     cost of the building access key is $20.00 and is non-refundable. When you receive the card at
     Orientation you will be given a form which outlines the areas you will have access to. Please note
     that for security reasons each fob is equipped with a reader that is able to assign your name to key
     use. All lost or stolen key cards should be reported immediately to IHPME Reception, at 416-978-
     4326 or ihpme@utoronto.ca.

5.12 Student Study Areas
     There is a student study area on the 4th floor of the Health Sciences Building in Room 490. This
     room is only available to IHPME students and requires a fob to access it (See Section 5.11). The
     room is equipped with computer workstations as well as one printer workstation. Students must
     supply their own paper for printing. UofT wireless network is available.
     There is a student kitchen equipped with a microwave and fridge. It is always the responsibility of
     each student to clean up after themselves.
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