Grants and Prizes

Grants:

Over the past 5 years we have been successful in receiving funding awards totaling around $300,000 to support the Emergency Medicine research program. These awards included competitive grants, as well as program support from the Saint John Regional Hospital (SJRH) Foundation, and Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick.

Prizes:

2014

  • Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP): Grant Innes Top Research Paper and Presentation Award – Dr. Paul Atkinson. Does use of a point of care ultrasound protocol improve outcome in emergency department patients with undifferentiated hypotension? The first Sonography in Hypotension and Cardiac Arrest in the Emergency Department (SHOC-ED 1) Study: an interim analysis.
  • Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine: Top family medicine research project – Dr. Sarah Compeau – Laboratory Turn around Times

2015

  • Dalhousie University Department of Emergency Medicine Top Research Award: Dr. Paul Atkinson. Sonography in Cardiac Arrest: Real-time Assessment and Evaluation with Sonography – Outcomes Network (REASON)
  • Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) Second placed Research Paper and Presentation Award – Dr. Paul Atkinson. Sonography in Cardiac Arrest: Real-time Assessment and Evaluation with Sonography – Outcomes Network (REASON)
  • Top Medical Student Research Project Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) national conference – Colin Rouse and Jefferson Hayre. A traumatic tale of two cities: Does EMS level of care and transportation model affect survival in trauma patients transported to Level 1 trauma centres?
  • College of Family Physicians: Top Resident Research Project Award  – Dr. Robin Clouston
  • Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine: Top family medicine research project –  Dr. Robin Clouston