Laura Quigley completed an undergraduate degree in Honours Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo. She then completed a Master of Science in the area of Health Services Research to better understand performance measurement, outcomes, and evaluation of the health care system. She received a CIHR Canada Graduate Scholarship, an Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and University of Toronto fellowships to complete her Master's research on care transitions from the patient perspective. During her graduate work with the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (IHPME) she enjoyed being a member of the Health System Performance Research Network based out of the University of Toronto, as well as holding the position of Treasurer for the IHPME Graduate Student Union.
Laura completed medical school at the University of Toronto. Throughout medical school, she was the Seminar Lead for the University of Toronto Chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the VP Finance and Administration for the University of Toronto 1T4 MD Program, and the International Health Editor for the University of Toronto Medical Journal. She was selected to the Leadership, Education, and Development (LEAD) Scholarship Program in which she completed graduate work in areas relevant to health care leadership and worked alongside experts in the health care system who strive to improve patient care and the health system through leadership and innovation. Laura is currently completing her Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, and looks forward to combining her interests in Health Services Research with that of primary care.