Annual Research Day
22nd Annual EM Research Day
2nd Call for Abstracts!
The Department of Emergency Medicine is accepting abstracts for oral presentation at our Annual Research Day. Emergency Medicine Residents, Fellows, Faculty, and Staff including Nurses and Paramedics are invited to submit abstracts for research projects no later than March 18th, 2019. There will be NO late entries and abstracts not following submission instructions will be returned and required to resubmit by the deadline.
Selection Process: We have developed a process for abstract selection which includes a review of all abstract submissions by a panel of reviewers. Residents and fellows: please consult with your program director to see if you are required to present in order to graduate.
NOTE: Only completed studies from faculty and staff will be considered.
Abstracts must be typed using 12 point Times New Roman font, single-spaced.
Please submit abstracts (Word format only) to email@example.com
They must contain, in order:
- The maximum length is to be 300 words as per CAEP guidelines
- Each heading must be underlined
- The text should be left-justified
- Abbreviations should be kept to a minimum, and defined when first used.
*Please note that each presentation will be 7 minutes, plus 3 minutes for discussion.
*If your research abstract is chosen, you must present your research project in person at the Atlantica Hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Any questions or concerns should be addressed to Melissa MacDougall (902-494-2255 firstname.lastname@example.org)
Save the Date
ANNOUNCING THE 2019
DR. JOHN ROSS DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR:
Dr. Riyad B. Abu-Laban
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
The Guild Hall, Atlantica Hotel, Halifax, NS
Plan to join us on May 8th 2019!
The 21st Annual Emergency Medicine Research Day
The Emergency Department Annual Research Day was held on May 9, 2018 in the Commons Room at the Atlantica Hotel from 0800 to 1600. There were 26 presentations by residents, RIM students, physicians, paramedics and staff. This year the event was live streamed.
The Dr. Doug Sinclair Resident Research Award was presented to Dr. Mandy Peach for “The ‘SHOC-ED’ Patient’: Does Point of Care Ultrasonography Improve Diagnostic Accuracy in Emergency Department Patients with Undifferentiated Hypotension?”
The Top Research Award was presented to Dr. David Petrie for “FLO on Flow: Front Line Ownership of Emergency Department, Hospital, and Health System Patient Flow – A Novel Approach to ED Overcrowding.”
Special thank you to our judges for the day: Dr. Janet Curran, Dr. Carl Jarvis and Dr. Michael Howlett.
The 20th Anniversary of Emergency Medicine Research Day
The Emergency Department Annual Research Day was held on May 10, 2017 in the Commons Room at the Atlantica Hotel from 0800 to 1500. There were 24 presentations by residents, RIM Students, physicians, paramedics and staff.
We were honoured to welcome Dr. Eddy Lang as this year's "Dr. John Ross Distinguished Scholar". Dr. Lang is the Academic Department Head and a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, and the Clinical Department Head for Emergency Medicine, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services.
The Dr. Doug Sinclair Resident Research Award was presented to Dr. Adam Harris for “ED Procedural Sedation in the Elderly”.
The Top Research Award was presented to Dr. Trevor Jain for “Comparison of UAV Technology versus no UAV Technology in Identification of Hazards at a MCI Scenario in Primary Care Paramedic Students”
Special thank you to our judges for the day: Dr. Sam Campbell, Dr. Michael Howlett and Dr. Andrew Travers.
The 19th Annual Research Day
The Emergency Medicine Annual Research Day was held on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 in Rooms 1613 A & B of the Veteran’s Memorial Hospital from 1000-1700. There were 20 presentations by residents, pharmacists, physicians and staff.
The Dr. John Ross Distinguished Scholar this year was Dr. Lisa Calder, MD MSC FRCP from the Department of Emergency Medicine Research in the Clinical Epidemiology Program at Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Calder gave the keynote address entitled “Optimizing M&M Rounds for Patient Safety."
The Dr. Doug Sinclair Resident Research Award was presented to two residents this year: Jason Emsley for “Development and Assessment of an Interdisciplinary Simulation Curriculum for Managing Medical Emergencies on Psychiatry Inpatient Floors” and Kyle McGivery for “Emergency Department Ultrasound in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis”. The Top Research Award was presented to Patrick Froese for “Assessment of the Need for Diagnostic Imaging in Extremity Injuries by Advanced Care Paramedics.”
Special thank you to our judges for the day: Dr. Lisa Calder, Dr. Stacy Ackroyd, Dr. Dominic Allain and Jacqueline Fraser. The day also featured a morning coffee social as well as a lunch-time electronic poster slideshow.
Past Research Day winners
Winners from the past five (5) years:
Dr. Doug Sinclair Resident Research Award
Tim Ruggles Top CAT Award
Top Emerg Research Project
|2017||Dr. Adam Harris for “ED Procedural Sedation in the Elderly”.||Not Awarded in 2017.||Dr. Trevor Jain for “Comparison of UAV Technology versus no UAV Technology in Identification of Hazards at a MCI Scenario in Primary Care Paramedic Students”.|
|2016||Dr. Jason Emsley "Development and Assessment of an Interdisciplinary Simulation Curriculum for Managing Medical Emergencies on Psychiatry Inpatient Floors" AND Dr. Kyle McGivery "Emergency Department Ultrasound in the Early Diagnosis of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta Analysis"||Not Awarded in 2016||Patrick Froese "Assessment of the Need for Diagnostic Imaging in Extremity Injuries by Advanced Care Paramedics"
|2015||Dr. Allen Tran "Diagnosis and Emergency Department Length of Stay in Patients Admitted to the Internal Medicine Service"
||Not Awarded in 2015||Dr. Paul Atkinson "Sonography in Cardiac Arrest: Real-Time Assessment and Evaluation with Sonography - Outcomes Network (REASON)"|
|2014||Not awarded in 2014||Not awarded in 2014||Dr. Judah Goldstein for, "The Validation of a Care Partner Derived Frailty Index Based on Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment|
|2013||Dr. Laurel Murphy for "Comparing the King Vision Video Laryngoscope with the MacIntosh Laryngoscope in Normal and Difficult Airway Simulations: A Cadaver and Manikin Study
||Dr. Jane Hennessey for "Does the Use of Oral Corticosteroids in Combination with Nebulized Budnesonide Reduce Croup Score of Hospital Admission Time in Pediatric Patients?"
||Dr. Chris Hinkewich for "The Impact of Etomidate on Mortality in Trauma Patients"|