Accredited HIM Schools:





Diploma -  



BRITISH COLUMBIA

Patricia Visosky, MSc. Health Informatics, CHIM
Program Coordinator 
Douglas College 
Health Information Management Program 
700 Royal Avenue 
New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2 
Tel: 604-777-6422 
Fax: 604-777-6500 
E-mail:  visoskyp@douglascollege.ca
Website: www.douglascollege.ca


ALBERTA

Carmen Sheridan
Academic Chair Health Information and Practice Assistants
Stephanie Clack, B. Ed., CHIM
Program Liaison
SAIT Polytechnic
Health Information Management Program
School of Health & Public Safety
1301 16th Ave NW
Calgary AB T2M 0L4
Tel: 403-284-7108
Fax: 403-284-8171
Email:  carmen.sheridan@sait.ca
Website: www.sait.ab.ca



SASKATCHEWAN 

Tara Fournier, BAET, CHIM, CFCP, CAET, CHRD
Program Head
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Health Information Management Program
4500 Wascana Parkway
PO Box 556
Regina SK S4P 3A3
Toll Free: 1 866-467-4278
Tel: 306-775-7642
Fax: 306-775-7795
Email:  Tara.Fournier@saskpolytech.ca
Website: http://saskpolytech.ca




MANITOBA 

Eileen Oleski, CHIM                    
Program Leader
Health Information Management Program
Red River College
E112-2055 Notre Dame Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0J9
Tel: 204-632-2027
Fax: 204-697-9673
E-mail: eoleski@rrc.mb.ca
Website: www.rrc.mb.ca 



ONTARIO

Kim Durofil, BHA, CHIM
Program Coordinator
George Brown College
School of Health Services Management
Health Information Management Program
51 Dockside Drive
P.O. Box 1015, Station B
Toronto, Ontario  M5T 2T9
Tel: 416-415-5000 ext. 3949
Fax: 416-415-2695
E-mail: kdurofil@georgebrown.ca
Website: www.georgebrown.ca


Patricia A. Hewes, CHIM, BA, BEd, MEd, CAE
Program Coordinator, Health Information Management
Fleming College
599 Brealey Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B1
Tel: 705-749-5530, Ext 1766
E-mail: Patricia.Hewes@flemingcollege.ca
Website: www.flemingcollege.ca


Megan Bailey BSc., MSc. (candidate), CHIM
Professor & Program Coordinator
Health Information Management - School of Health Sciences
St. Lawrence College
100 Portsmouth Ave.
Kingston, ON K7L 5A6
Tel:  613-544-5400 ext 1159
E-mail: mebailey@sl.on.ca
Website: www.sl.on.ca


Lori Claxton, CHIM
HIM Program Director
Westervelt College
Faculty of Health
1060 Wellington Road
London, Ontario N6E 3W5
Tel: 519-668-2000, Ext 541
Fax: 519-668-1616
E-mail: lclaxton@westerveltcollege.com
Website: http://www.westervelt.ca/careers-health-information-management.aspx



QUEBEC

Marie-Ève Rivest
Coordinator/ Coordonnateur
Health Records Program/Archives Médicales
Collège O'Sullivan de Montréal
1191, rue de la Montagne
Montréal (Québec) H3G 1Z2
Tél.: 514-866-4622 (poste 109) 
Fax: 514-866-6663
Email: merivest@osullivan.edu
Website: http://www.osullivan.edu


Véronique Smith
Coordonnatrice du programme
et des stages en archives médicales
Collège Laflèche
1687, boulevard du Carmel, Trois-Rivières
(Québec) G8Z 3R8
819-375-1049 poste 281
Email : veronique.smith@clafleche.qc.ca
Website : http://www.clafleche.qc.ca



NEW BRUNSWICK

Leah Goguen, CHIM/CGIS
Coordinator/Coordinatrice
Health Information Management Program/Programme de la gestion de l'information sur la santé NBCC - Moncton Campus/NBCC - Campus de Moncton 1234, chemin Mountain Road Moncton, NB  E1C 8H9
Tel: 506-869-6955
Fax: 506-856-2049
Email: Leah.Goguen@nbcc.ca
Website: http://www.nbcc.ca


NOVA SCOTIA

Darlene MacEarchern
Faculty & Program Coordinator
Nova Scotia Community College
School of Health and Human Services
5685 Leeds Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia  B3K 2T3
Phone: 902-491-2024
Fax: 902-491-4535
Email: darlene.maceachern@nscc.ca
Website: www.nscc.ca





Degree - 


ONTARIO

Justin St-Maurice, MSc, PhD (Candidate)
Program Coordinator 
Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science
School of Health & Life Sciences and Community Service
Conestoga College ITAL
299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4M4
Tel: 519-748-5220 x2593
E-mail: jstmaurice@conestogac.on.ca 
Website: www.conestogac.on.ca/

The Bachelor of Applied Health Information Science degree can be completed in two years by applying to Conestoga’s CHIMA diploma graduate pathway.



Dr. Jim Tiessen
Interim Director
Ryerson University
School of Health Services Administration
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
Tel: 416-979-5000 Ext
Fax: (416) 979-5209
Tel: (416)979-5000 Ext. 6643
Email:  jhtiessen@ryerson.ca
Website: http://ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool/hsm

Important note: The Ryerson HIM program is approved by CHIMA as a degree completion program for HIM professionals who are already certified. As this is a degree completion program, the mandatory requirements necessary for CHIMA certification are not all taught within this program and therefore those students of the Ryerson HIM program who do not have the HIM diploma background are not eligible to write the CHIMA national certification examination. 







Distance - 

Jessica Giesbrecht MPA, CHIM
Program Manager, HIM & Director, Quality & Performance Excellence
HealthcareCAN/CHA Learning
Health Information Management Program
17 York Street, Suite 100
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7
Tel: 613-241-8005 Ex.212
Fax: 613-241-5055
E-mail:  jgiesbrecht@cha.ca
Website: http://www.healthcarecan.ca/learning/


Tara Fournier, CHIM
Program Head
Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regina Campus
Health Information Management Program
4500 Wascana Parkway
PO Box 556
Regina SK S4P 3A3
Toll Free: 1 866-467-4278
Tel: 306-775-7642
Fax: 306-775-7795
Email: Tara.Fournier@saskpolytech.ca
Website: http://saskpolytech.ca


Sandra Cotton, BA, CHIM
Program Coordinator
Centre for Distance Education
Heritage Professional Centre
222 George St., Suite C
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Canada B1P 1J3
Email:  scotton@cd-ed.com
Website: http://www.cd-ed.com/index.html
Phone: 1-866-446-5898 ext.505 (Admissions & Registration)



Accredited HIM Programs

Education for certified HIM professionals involves a two- or three-year diploma program through a community college/institute of technology or a four-year undergraduate degree program through a college or university. Work is being completed on HIM graduate programs and this information will be available soon. All current CHIMA-accredited HIM programs are listed at the links below. For those programs interested in CCHIM accreditation, please contact Paula Weisflock at paula.weisflock@echima.ca for further information.