Dr. Amy Sommer
Health Policy & Management
S. Amy Sommer completed a Post Doctoral Fellowship at Harvard University, and a PhD at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. She specializes in teams and leadership in healthcare management. Her research investigates how to enhance performance, resilience, and creativity during crisis situations. In order to advance theoretical understanding of this complex phenomena, she is exploring and developing new research methods to study leaders and teams, including crowdsourcing science for large-scale data collection and data analytics. Her research appears in a number of top scholarly journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, The Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, Nature Scientific Data, and Group and Organization Management. She has received honours and awards, including funding from three federal governments and various universities. She has worked with students across programs and continents in undergraduate, MBA, masters, PhD and executive levels at the University of Southern California, Columbia University, West Point Military Academy, and HEC Paris School of Management. Available to supervisor doctoral students.