Department of Emergency Medicine
School of Medicine Queen's University

Susan Bartels, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, Queen's University

Memorial University of Newfoundland, BSc (Hon) Biochemistry, 1996
Memorial University of Newfoundland, MD, 2000
Queen’s University, FRCPC, 2005
Harvard Medical School, Fellowship in International Emergency Medicine, 2007
Harvard School of Public Health, Masters of Public Health, 2007

Dr. Bartels completed fellowship training and an MPH degree in Boston and then went on to become the Director of Global Health and International Emergency Medicine Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. She returned to Queen’s University as a Clinician-Scientist and as an Attending Physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. Bartels is actively involved in global health research, primarily in conflict and disaster affected areas of the world. Her research aims to improve the science and practice of delivering humanitarian aid and her current focus is the impact of war on the health of women and children. Dr. Bartels has completed projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Darfur, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Lebanon and maintains affiliations with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and with the Harvard School of Public Health.