Dumez, Vincent

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University of Montreal



1. Current Status, Position

Mr. Dumez (M.Sc. in Business Administration - Management option) is Co-director of the Collaboration and Patient Partnership Unit in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Montreal.

2. Education

Mr. Vincent Dumez holds a finance degree and a master in science of management from Montreal's international business school Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC Montreal). Up until 2010, Mr. Dumez was an associate in one of Montreal's most influential consulting firms where he acted as a senior strategic consultant.

Suffering from severe chronic diseases for more than three decades, M. Dumez has been actively involved in the thinking and the promotion of the 'patient partner' concept at Montreal University. This involvement has come forward over the recent years through the completion of his masters dissertation on patient-doctor relationship, his contribution to the training of patients, his work on various boards of community organisations and his involvement as a speaker in forums and workshops addressed to healthcare professionals.

In the past years, from October 2010 to June 2013, he had founded and leaded the Faculty Office of the Patient Partner Expertise. He is now co-director with Dr Paule Lebel of a larger unit, which integrates inter professional collaboration and patient partnership competencies development.

3. Research Area

Mr. Dumez specialises in Patient and Public Partnership and Organisational design and strategic change management.

4. Conflict of interest: none