Higher Education Strategy Associates (HESA) is a Toronto-based firm providing strategic insight and guidance to improve the quality, efficacy, and fairness of higher education systems in Canada and worldwide. In this brief document, explore the intersection between health sciences and a variety of other fields:
Biomedical Engineering explores programs that incorporate anatomy, engineering, biochemistry, physiology, and different biological fields (such as cellular biology), The number of biomedical engineering programs has grown in Canada and features an array of industry and research orientated programs.
Health and the Public Sphere considers developments in public health, which is a relatively venerable field but one that has undergone some important developments in terms of concentrations, learning outcomes, and accreditation; and
Health Informatics focuses on a field that has been expanding in Canada since the 2000s and draws together knowledge from health science, computer science and business management. It also focuses on the emergence and proliferation of Bioinformatics programs as the sheer size of data sets for health sciences grows exponentially.
SOURCE: Higher Education Strategy Associates
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