Department of Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Queen's University

Heather Murray MD, MSc, FRCP(C)

Heather MurrayDr. Murray received a BA in Life Sciences in 1988 from Queen’s University. She received her MD degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1992, and then completed a 5 year residency in Emergency Medicine at Queen’s, becoming a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1997. She then completed a Research Fellowship at the Ottawa Hospital’s Research Institute in 2002, and received her MSc in Epidemiology from the University of Ottawa at that time.

She is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s, and holds a cross-appointment in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology. She is the author of several peer-reviewed scientific papers, book chapters, editorials and commentaries. She is the scholar competency lead for the Queen’s School of Medicine and is the course director for two courses related to research and evidence-based medicine which she developed and implemented for the school. Nationally, she is an editor for the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, and served a term as an examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. In recognition of her teaching contributions to Queen’s, she has recently been named as a recipient of the CAME (Canadian Association of Medical Education) Certificate of Merit for 2013.

Dr. Murray is married and lives in Kingston with her husband and two children. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast, a reluctant occasional runner and triathlete and spends her spare time in search of the elusive work-life balance.