Maintenance Notice

Due to necessary scheduled maintenance, the JMIR Publications website will be unavailable from Monday, December 24 through Wednesday, December 26 inclusive. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Who will be affected?


Elizabeth Borycki RN PhD, FIAHIS, FACMI, FCAHS

Social Dimensions of Health Program Director, Health and Society Program Director, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Professor, School of Health Information Science, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Fellow, CanAssist
Vice Chair and Founding Chair, Working Group on Health Informatics for Patient Safety
International Medical Informatics Association


Dr. Elizabeth Borycki is the Director of the Social Dimensions of Health and Health and Society programs. She is a Professor in the School of Health Information Science at the University of Victoria.

Dr. Borycki joined the University of Victoria 11 years ago. Prior to joining the University of Victoria, she spent over 15 years working in health care in varying roles in chronic disease management, geriatrics, case management, and health information technology design and implementation management.

Research Focus

  • Patient and health information technology safety, quality and usability;
  • health information technology management and strategy;
  • health information technology competencies for health and health informatics professionals
  • telehealth, home health, mobile health and wearable technology to support patient and citizen health


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