Vidhi Thakkar is a Doctoral Candidate with the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation. Vidhi completed three years of Medicine at uOttawa, a Masters of Science in Experimental Surgery from McGill University and her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) at McMaster University. Her research interests include patient engagement and health care accountability. She is working with Professor Raisa Deber and her thesis committee, which consists of Professor Aviv Shachak and Dr. Neeru Gupta. With HSPRN, Vidhi is very interested in participating on projects related to performance measurement, patient engagement, and health care accountability.