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ESICM LIVES 2015 | Berlin | October 2015 Photo credit © Dirk Michael Deckbar

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Board chair Sara John Fowler honors Dr. Andrew MacPherson with the prestigious Order of Red Cross! Under Andrew's leadership, the Canadian Red Cross pioneered the inclusion of automated external defibrillation (AED) training in our First Aid courses. Research later demonstrated that the use of an AED in conjunction with CPR administered immediately after cardiac arrest can double a person’s chance of survival.

Order of The Red Cross awarded to Dr. Andrew MacPherson

  The Red Cross has bestowed its highest honour on faculty member Dr. Andrew MacPherson. Under his leadership, as Medical Director for the Canadian Red Cross National Medical Advisory Committee, the Canadian Red Cross pioneered the inclusion of automated external defibrillation training in its first aid courses. Subsequent to this inclusion, research demonstrated that the use of an […]

A Successful Departmental Strategic Planning Retreat

A Successful Departmental Strategic Planning Retreat

Thank you to the faculty members who attended the Department of Emergency Medicine Strategic Planning Retreat, held on October 15-16, 2015. A special thank you to those who presented and led sessions, as well as many thanks to our wonderful staff who planned and supported the retreat. Many wonderful ideas came out of the discussions, sometimes […]