LEADER EXAMPLES


Doctor Location/ Hospital Work Summary Innovators Perioperative System Managers Links
Steven Brown Brampton- William Osler led us during the manpower crisis, chaired the provincial committee that led to the development of the Anesthesia Care Teams http://www.anesthesia.utoronto.ca/people/facultys/brownsd.htm
Steve Bodley North Bay Former OA chair, held a big perioperative leadership position in North Bay
Ted Crosby Ottawa CMPA President https://www.cmpa-acpm.ca/-/edward-t-crosby
Jack Kitts CEO the Ottawa Hospital Dr. Jack Kitts serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at The Ottawa Hospital.In 1998, Dr. Kitts became Vice-President of Medical Affairs and led the medical staff during a complex operation in which three hospitals and five large programs were merged into The Ottawa Hospital. He completed his master's degree in business administration in 2001 and was named President and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital in February 2002. He remains in that position at the Hospital http://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=5979439&privcapId=4218895&previousCapId=4218895&previousTitle=The%20Ottawa%20Hospital
Greg Bryson Ottawa Perioperative Care researcher, 2014: Co-Chair, Choosing Wisely Canada - Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society2014: President, Perioperative Medicine Section, Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society2014: Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia2014: Vice-Chair of Research, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa2012: Executive Committee, Ottawa Health Sciences Network - Research Ethics Board2010: Research Advisory Committee, Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society2005: Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa http://www.med.uottawa.ca/anesthesia/eng/02-researchers-Bryson.html
David Neillipovitz Ottawa Past Chair Ontario's Anesthesiologists https://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/wps/portal/Base/TheHospital/AboutOurHospital/OurLeadershipTeam/SeniorManagement/Team/DaveNeilipovitz
Joel Parlow Kingston- Queen’s researcher Head of Research Project- learn more about pain management techniques used in hospitals in Kigali and Butare. supported by a Canada-Africa Research Exchange Grant from Universities Canada, and the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society International Education Foundation. http://www.exchangemagazine.com/morningpost/2015/week23/Thursday/15061123.htm
David Goldstien Kingston- Queen’s researcher Travelled to Rwanda to learn more about pain management techniques used in hospitals in Kigali and Butare. http://www.exchangemagazine.com/morningpost/2015/week23/Thursday/15061123.htm
Josh Bell Toronto, University of Toronto, St Michael’s Hospital Ontario's Anesthesiologists - CAS Residents' Research Grant A Pilot Study of Sub-anesthetic Ketamine Infusion for Neuroprotection after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Effects on White Matter Integrity, Inflammatory Biomarkers, and Neurocognitive Outcome
Sylvain Boet Ottawa- The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa CAS Career Scientist Award in Anesthesia: Enhancing Perioperative Patient Outcomes through Education and Knowledge Translation
Sue Madden Ottawa- Ottawa Hospital Research Institute Improving healthcare value, monitoring for same day discharge. Post Op Home Monitoring After Joint Replacements (POHM) https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02143232
David Milne Halifax, Nova Scotia Dr. David Milne of Bedford was installed as Doctors Nova Scotia’s President in June 2015. He’s been engaged with Doctors Nova Scotia as a member of the Board of Directors and as section chair. He has also served on the Nova Scotia Physician’s Manual Modernization Project Steering Committee and the Policy and Health Issues Committee. Dr. Milne’s has extensive leadership training – through the military and through the Canadian Medical Association’s physician leadership institute http://www.doctorsns.com/en/home/about-us/about-the-president.aspx
Susan O'Leary St. John's, Newfoundland President of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
Dan McIsaac Ottawa- The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa Richard Knill Prize winning study evaluating the effect of weekend scheduling on patient outcome following elective inpatient surgery, second study on ambulatory surgeries- published ahead of print in the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia. He is a clinician investigator at OHRI and an Assistant Professor at uOttawa Anesthesiology https://ottawaanesthesiaresearch.wordpress.com/2015/06/06/big-week-for-big-data-research-at-uottawa-anesthesiology/
Kyle Kirkham Toronto, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto Preoperative testing before low-risk surgical procedures. There is concern about increasing utilization of low-value health care services, including preoperative testing for lowrisk surgical procedures. We investigated temporal trends, explanatory factors, and institutional and regional variation in the utilization of testing before low-risk procedures. http://m.cmaj.ca/content/early/2015/06/01/cmaj.150174
Sanjay Acharya Ottawa, Queensway Carleton Hospital Dr. Sanjay Acharya: At the May 2015 OMA Council meeting, Dr. Acharya was elected the Vice-Chair of Council. He is the Medical Director of the Chronic Vent ward at St Vincent's Hospital, an active provincial coroner, and he covers the ICU at the Ottawa Heart Institute. In addition to those duties, Dr. Acharya is the President of the Medical Staff at the Queensway Carleton Hospital. He serves on that hospital board and is on the executive of the Academy of Medicine of Ottawa as the Vice President.
Peter Zalan Sudbury, Health Sciences North Dr. Peter Zalan, president of the medical staff at Health Sciences North, is striking a committee to discuss how to make public health care more sustainable. revisit the Canada Health Act and replace it with an Ontario Health Act, which would restate what medical services are paid for by the Government of Ontario. http://www.thesudburystar.com/2015/04/02/medicare-badly-needs--overhaul-sudbury-md
Dylan Bould Ottawa- The Ottawa Hospital, University of Ottawa Dyan spearhead a revealing new study, which suggests the pressure to bow to authority still weighs heavily on medical residents, and can sometimes put patients at risk. http://news.nationalpost.com/health/medical-residents-yield-to-doctors-orders-even-if-they-know-theyre-wrong-and-patients-suffer-study-suggests
Beverley Orser Toronto, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Beverley and team of investigators and toxicologists have analyzed existing animal and human studies for the impact of anesthetics on the developing brain. Animal studies provided evidence of brain injury and long-term behavioral deficits. Previous observational studies of children suggested a correlation between children who had received anesthetics and long-term cognitive impairments such as learning disabilities. Children between the ages of one and three appeared to be at a higher risk of adverse effects. http://medicine.utoronto.ca/news/research-suggests-anesthetics-could-have-long-term-impact-children-s-brains
Antoinette Corvo Ottawa, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Along with Dr. Lam, advocate for growing problem of concussions in women's hockey. wanted to see the creation of a quality data base on minor hockey concussions. They wanted hard, mandatory rules http://www.theglobeandmail.com/sports/hockey/the-growing-problem-of-concussion-for-girls-in-hockey/article23169752/
Faraj Abdallah Toronto, University of Toronto, St Michael’s Hospital Lead Author on study: One in every three women undergoing a mastectomy could potentially be spared chronic post-operative pain if anesthesiologists used a regional anesthetic technique in combination with standard care http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-02/smh-oit022415.php
Frances Chung Toronto, University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada leading the way in sleep apnea and peri-operative medicine, Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Anesthesia– What an Anesthesiologist Should Know? http://www.stopbang.ca/pdf/refresher.pdf
Ron Collins Kelowna General Hospital, British Columbia Lead study and implimentation of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) https://www.doctorsofbc.ca/news/doctors-help-surgical-patients-heal-faster
Sukh Brar New Westminister, British Columbia Royal Columbian Hospital Lead researcher on canada-wide study on unnecessary transfusions and an expected donor shortage http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Hospitals+seek+ways+save+blood/10700921/story.html#__federated=1
Joanne Douglas Vancouver, UBC Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics and long-time B.C. Women’s Hospital and Health Centre Has been awarded the Order of Canada for her work in Obstetrical Anesthesia http://www.soap.org/joanne-douglas.php
Hance Clarke Toronto, Toronto General Hospital Heads a new program, a world first- that helps patients manage severe post-surgical pain using a range of traditional and alternate therapies, prevents pain killer additions- http://www.tinyurl.com/mt8o7yv
James O’Leary Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children – Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto Dr Earl Wynands Research Award in Cardiovascular Anesthesia: Risk Stratification for Children with Repaired or Palliated Congenital Heart Defects Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery: A Population-based Cohort Study
Thomas Mutter Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority New Investigator Research Award, Effect of Dexamethasone Dose and Route on Duration of Interscalene Brachial Plexus Block for Outpatient Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery – A Randomized Controlled Trial
Nader Ghasemlou Kingston, Queen’s University, Kingston General Hospital Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Research Award: Inflammatory Mechanisms Controlling Circadian Rhythms of Neuropathic Pain
Lakshmikumar Venkat Raghavan Toronto, Toronto Western Hospita, University of Toronto CAS Research Award in Neuroanesthesia in memory of Adrienne Cheng: Effect of Sumatriptan on the Postoperative Quality of Recovery After Elective Minimally Invasive Craniotomy