Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi

Associate Member
Academic title(s): 
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
  • Associate Academic Professor of Mila-Quebec AI Institute
  • Associate Member, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
  • Affiliated Scientist, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of the Jewish General Hospital
Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi
Contact Information
Email address: 
samira.rahimi [at]

Samira Rahimi is Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine, Associate Academic Professor of Mila-Quebec AI Institute, Associate member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, and an affiliated scientist at Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research of Jewish General Hospital.

She is an Associate Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, Vice President of the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), and Director of Artificial Intelligence in Family Medicine (AIFM).

Dr. Rahimi is Fonds de Recherche du Québec-Santé (FRQS) Junior 1 Research Scholar in human-centered AI in primary health care, and with an interdisciplinary background, she is interested in the development, evaluation, and implementation of decision support tools and patient decision aids in primary health care as well as integrating human-centered AI tools in primary health care.

Her work as Principal Investigator has been funded by the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Roche Canada, Brocher Foundation (Switzerland), and the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR)-Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Research areas: 
Population Oral Health
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