Scientist, Wilson Centre, University Health Network
Director, Program Evaluation, MD Program, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Rojas is a Scientist at the Wilson Centre, University Health Network; the Director of Program Evaluation in the MD Program, and an Assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Academically, Dr. Rojas is an engineer with a Master’s in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences. His program of research focuses on program evaluation practices in Health Professions Education, particularly around how to use theory to help evaluate complex educational systems in hospitals and academic institutions. Dr. Rojas is interested in studying how to capture and interpret unintended consequences when evaluating educational environments, the use of big data in program evaluation, the evaluation of accreditation practices and international academic collaborations, and simulation effectiveness.
Dr. Rojas is one of the leaders of the multi-institutional collaboration between UofT, NOSM, and the AFMC to study the impact of accreditation and its recent changes on Canadian medical programs. Furthermore, at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Rojas has co-led the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of the new tool to assess Clinical Teacher performance. He is an invited consultant for the AFMC to evaluate the impact of changes to the CARMS process nationally. Dr. Rojas has a strong publication record that is helping advance theory-driven evaluations practices in the Health Professions Education field.