We provide emergency care for over 120,000 ill and injured patients a year at the regional trauma and tertiary care centre at Kingston General Hospital and the Urgent Care Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital.
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Interesting article in the Globe and Mail on physician burnout during this pandemic. One of our researchers, @kerstindewit, is currently gathering data in the second wave and says she wouldn’t be surprised if the burnout rate has increased.
Dr. Danielle Blouin and her team have been granted a 3 1/2 year CIHR award with additional funding for their project on "The right care, for the right patient, at the right time, by the right provider: A value-based comparison of the management of ambulatory respiratory diseases in walk-in clinics, primary care physician practices and emergency departments"
Dr. Chris Evans has been awarded a CIHR Research Project Grant Fall 2020 and Spring 2021: Prospective, multi centre, randomized, parallel-group, superiority study comparing administration of clotting factor concentrates with a standard massive hemorrhage protocol in severely bleeding trauma patients.
Callum J., Da Luz L., Arnold D., Beckett A., Day A., Engels P., Haas B., Kakouti K., Lin Y., McBeth P., Nathens A., Pavenski K., Petrosoniak A., Razek T., Scales D., Shih A., Thavorn K., Tinmouth A., Baskin L., Dawe P., Evans C., Lampron J., Lewis M., Parry N., Sidhu D., Sohl Z., Voght K., Zeller M. $1,335,000, (Collaborator)
Dr. Kerstin de Wit has been granted a large 5 year CIHR award for her Can-SCAHn study. "Selective neuroimaging for head-injured emergency patients who take anticoagulant medication"
Dr. Steve Brooks on receiving a grant for his project Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Department Rapid Response Network - Ontario Sites
As demands on our time and energy continue to increase, the daily struggle to provide the best care for our patients can take its toll. Click on the button below to learn more about Physician Wellness initiatives.