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12th Annual EMS Research Day

in conjunction with the Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine

East Coast Emergency Medicine Research Series (Online)
October 27th, 2020

1:00 - 4:30 PM

John Taplin

John Taplin is an Advanced Care Paramedic with Alberta Health Services EMS in Calgary and has been a paramedic for over 14 years. He works as a research analyst with the Health Technology Assessment Unit at the O’Brien Institute for Public Health and is pursuing a Master of Science in Community Health Sciences specializing in health economics at the University of Calgary. John is the recipient of the 2017 EMS Research Education Development Studentship bursary through the EMS Foundation.

John completed his BA in Economics at the University of Calgary and has previously worked in EMS management with Siksika Nation – a First Nation in Southern Alberta – and as a Policy Analyst with Alberta Health. His research and professional interests include addressing health inequities through evidence-informed policy, performing economic evaluations that guide health service development, and improving paramedic integration in health systems. 

Dalhousie Research Impact Award

We are very excited to announce that Dr. Alix Carter has been selected as one of three recipients of the 2019 Dalhousie Research Impact Award. This award is given in recognition of the achievements of a Dalhousie faculty member who has made a significant impact in their field of research.

Well done Alix!

Dr. Ron Stewart's Gift

Dr. Ron Stewart Pledges $1.3 Million Dollars to the Dalhousie Medical Research Foundation in Support of Emergency Health Services Research.

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Dr. Ron Stewart's Gift

BRIC NS Lays Foundation for a Future of Better Care

Researchers in Dalhousie’s Department of Family Medicine are co-leading a Nova Scotia network that’s mobilizing health-care professionals, managers, policy makers, learners and citizens across the province to get involved in practical research that will re-shape the delivery of care.  Read More....

Paramedics Behind the Scenes

The sights and sounds of an ambulance racing down the street is an experience many of us can relate to. Whether it’s as the unfortunate patient in the back, or pulling over to provide a clear path – emergency services are often overlooked until we can see them. But it’s the work that Emergency Health Services (EHS) are doing behind the scenes that is truly underappreciated and often times unrecognized. Read more...