OPHRDC Strategic Plan


Ontario’s Physician Data Authority – Enabling Better Decisions


OPHRDC is the gold standard in Ontario for the collection and validation of physician and medical trainee data.  We recognise the growing interdependence of Ontario’s health professions and seek to quantify and communicate its effect on physician human resource planning within the province.


System Vision –

understanding the dynamics of medical practice and anticipating factors that will influence the composition of the physician workforce in the future.

Respect – 

for physicians and the organizations that provide us with data.

Integrity – 

passionate about accuracy, the protection of personal information, and continuous evaluation to increase the value of our information.

Collaboration – 

maintaining the most accurate and reliable source of physician and medical trainee information for health human resource planning in Ontario.


To improve the value, accessibility and relevance of the information provided to our stakeholders.

To Improve the deployment of our staff resources by aligning data management practices and optimising cross-training.

To increase the utility, efficeincy and security of our data systems and reporting protocols through continuous refinement.

To promote broad awareness within the health sector of OPHRDC, its role, and the expertise it can provide, by developing a communication plan.

To ensure that new medical practice and training initiatives are captured in our reporting by communicating effectively with our partner organisations.

To access data to improve information quality for physician human resource planning, through agreements with complementary health human resource organisations and research groups.