Samira Rahimi, Eng, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
McGill University

Samira Rahimi is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at McGill University, Associate Academic Professor of Mila-Quebec AI Institute, Associate member of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of McGill, and affiliated scientist at Jewish General Hospital. She is also Associate member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada, elected society officer of Canadian Operational Research Society, 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 integrating human-centered AI tools in primary health care.

Currently she is leading several projects in primary health care including an international SPOR-CIHR-funded project on the use of AI for Cardiovascular disease prevention and management among women.

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).