Edmund TanMD

Assistant Professor


Email: cetan@dal.ca
Phone: 902-473-3608
Mailing Address: 
Rm. 377, Bethune Bldg. Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9
Research Topics:
  • Emergency airway management
  • Point of care ultrasound
  • High-fidelity simulation-based medical education


  • BSc (Dalhousie University)
  • MD (Dalhousie University)
  • Residency, anesthesia (Dalhousie University)
  • Subspecialty training, adult critical care (Dalhousie University)

Professional Appointment

  • Ultrasound Education Lead, Critical Care

Professional/Research Interests

  • Point-of-care ultrasound and its application in the diagnosis and management of critically ill patients
  • Use of high-fidelity medical simulation in training medical students and residents as well as multidisciplinary medical simulation
  • Emergency airway management

Current Research Projects

  • Apneic oxygenation via nasal cannulae: 15 L/min vs. high flow
  • PreOxygenation for EndoTracheal Intubation: High Flow versus Conventional PreOxygenation Therapy