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Dr. Anton Helman is an Emergency Physician at North York General in Toronto. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Division of Emergency Medicine and the Education Innovation Lead at the Schwartz-Reisman Emergency Medicine Institute. He is the founder, host and chief editor of Emergency Medicine Cases.
An established leader in the technology sector, Mr. Helman has established and led large multinational businesses. After living in Vancouver, Hong Kong and Sydney, Garron now resides in Toronto where he provides debt financing to Canadian technology companies.
Dr. Sarah Reid completed her medical degree from the University of Ottawa in 1999, followed by a Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and a Clinical Investigator at the CHEO Research Institute. Her main academic interest lies in improving the care of children seen in general emergency departments across Canada. As such, she is Editor and Ontario Lead for Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (www.trekk.ca) and PEM Educator for the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) Emergency Medicine Review Course. Sarah serves on the Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
Justin Morgenstern is an emergency physician and the director of simulation education at Markham Stouffville Hospital. He has a special interest in medical education, mental practice in emergency medicine, and science-based medicine. He is the founder of the #FOAMed blog First10EM and an Associate Editor at EM Cases. He is a writer of the BEEM Cases blog, co-host on The Journal Jam podcast and regular contributor to The EM Quick Hits podcast.
Dr. Jesse McLaren is an emergency physician in Toronto. He has an interest in quality improvement and education, and writes the ECG Cases blog for EM Cases. While his handwriting is as chaotic as polymorphic V-tach, his blog posts aim to make complexes simple.
Dr. Rob Simard is an Emergency Physician at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and North York General Hospital in Toronto. He is an EDE ultrasound instructor and a lecturer at the University of Toronto. He completed a fellowship in ultrasound at NOSM and is now an EDE Master Instructor, instructor with the National EDE 1 ultrasound course, and a lecturer with the National EDE 2 ultrasound course. Rob hopes to impart some clinical pearls in EM Cases POCUS Pearls videos in an engaging and fun way that will help you provide stellar care to your patients.
Dr. Tahara Bhate is an Emergency Physician with University Health Network in downtown Toronto. Her academic interests are in quality improvement and patient safety, especially the incorporation of simulation and other unique methodologies into efforts to improve patient care. She aims to share her passion for QI with clinicians everywhere by making QI more accessible and relevant through her ‘QI Corner’ segment.
Dr. Nour Khatib is an Emergency Physician at Lakeridge Health and Markham Stouffville Hospital, LH ED Education & Prof. Development Lead, LH ED Lead Preceptor, Assistant Professor at Queens University and Lecturer at University of Toronto. She is the CAEP Global EM Co-Chair and creates rural EM Quick Hits on EM Cases
Hans Rosenberg is an Emergency Physician at the Ottawa Hospital and Director of the Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination Program at the University of Ottawa, Department of Emergency Medicine. He is the founder of the EMOttawa Blog and has a special interest in FOAMed, podcasting and dental emergencies. He loves his kids and wife, and (real) football, not necessarily in that order .
Anand Swaminathan is an assistant clinical professor of Emergency Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ. His main interests are in resident education, faculty development, resuscitation and knowledge translation. Anand is a deputy editor and conference chair for EM: RAP and the managing editor for EM Abstracts. He is a big believer in and contributor to the Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAM) movement. Anand is an associate editor for REBEL EM and REBELCast and a regular contributor to the EM Cases Quick Hits podcast.
Dr. Petrosoniak is a trauma team leader and emergency physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He’s an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and he leads the translational simulation program at St. Michael’s Hospital. His research includes 1) the use of in situ simulation to improve systems and design and 2) optimizing the care of bleeding patients. He’s also the co-founder of Advanced Performance Healthcare Design, a group that uses simulation to enhance high stakes decision making.
Dr. Elisha Targonsky is an Emergency Physician at North York General Hospital in Toronto and Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario. He is a Lecturer in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. His academic interests include the role of social media in medical education and the cardiovascular emergencies.
Dr. Nick Clarridge is a staff Emergency Physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He has a special interest in simulation based education and is the founder of the simulation program at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket. He is the co-director of the EM Cases Summit conference.
Chang Lu is an Emergency Physician with an interest in medical education. With experiences in computer programming, he embraces new technologies and enjoys using them to improve patient care and medical learning.
Eric Juneau is a staff emergency physician in Vancouver, BC. His EM interests include disaster management, FOAMed, and POCUS. He contributes to the Q&A Pearl of the Week and the annual EM Cases Course. When he is not working he can be found skiing, hiking, or eating his way through every sushi restaurant in BC.
Major Patrick Gilbride is an emergency physician in the Canadian Armed Forces. His interests include medical education, prehospital care, trauma and damage control resuscitation. Patrick is a contributor to the EM Cases Rapid Review videos.
Sarah Whynot is an emergency physician and addiction medicine fellow in Toronto. She has special interests in medical education and improving emergency room care for people who use substances. She contributes to the Quiz Vault at EM Cases.
Winny Li is an Emergency Medicine resident at University of Toronto. Her academic interests include trauma, sports medicine, POCUS and medical education. She is a resident editor for the main episode written summaries.
Hubert Yu is a family medicine resident at the University of Toronto. He is passionate about the use of technology in medical education, as well as quality improvement in emergency departments. Currently, Hubert contributes as a resident editor.
Kate Dillon is an Emergency Medicine resident at University of Toronto. Her academic interests include trauma, resuscitation medicine and medical education. She is a resident editor for the main episode written summaries and EM Quick Hits Podcast.
Parth Sharma is an anesthesia resident at the University of Toronto. He has an interest in medical education, trauma and critical care. In his spare time, Parth likes to read, cook and play video games. He blindly and passionately believes in the Toronto Raptors.
Ali Tabatabaey is an Emergency Medicine resident at University of Toronto. He also has a masters degree in Health Informatics from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at University of Toronto. His academic interests include transfusion medicine and digital health.
Jonathan Whittall is an emergency medicine resident at the University of Toronto. He has a passion for medical education and his clinical interests include inner city health and addictions medicine. Outside of work and he enjoys mountain biking, cheering on the Ottawa Senators and he is still trying to break 100 in golf.
Anuja Bhalerao is a family medicine resident at Queen’s University. Her academic interests includes teaching and simulation-based education. During her free time, she enjoys running, reading and watching re-runs of The Office. At EM Cases she is a resident editor.
Sara Vaughan is an Emergency Medicine resident at University of Toronto. Her academic interests include sports medicine, trauma, and medical education. At EM Cases, she contributes to background research review for podcasts.
Sheza Qayyum is a third-year medical student at the University of Toronto, interested in pursuing emergency medicine. Her academic interests include medical education, FOAMed, and inner-city health. She is the podcast director for the International Student Association of Emergency Medicine (ISAEM), and runs another podcast on life in medicine with one of her classmates. At EM Cases she is student editor.
Jackie Tsang is a final year medical student in the MD/MBA program at the University of Toronto. She has academic interests in homelessness health, medical education, and health technology within the context of Emergency Medicine. At EM Cases, she contributes to background research for podcasts.