Dr Maria Kovilak

Maria Kovilak MD, CCFP, CCFP EM


Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital and Sussex Health Centre, Emergency Departments

Education

CCFP EM – Dalhousie 2017

CCFP – Queens University 2016

MD – University of British Columbia 2014

Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Sciences  – University of British Columbia 2008


Academic EM Interests

Simulation, Geriatric Emergency Medicine, Medical Education.


Other Interests

Cycling, hiking, piano, travel.

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    Dr Robin Clouston

    Appointment

    Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital and Sussex Health Centre, Emergency Departments and St. Joseph’s Urgent Care Centre

    Cross-appointed to Family Medicine and member of Family Medicine Prenatal & Obstetrical Care Group

    Site Evaluation Co-ordinator, Dalhousie Family Medicine, Saint John Integrated Family Medicine Emergency Medicine Site

    Education

    CCFP & CCFP-EM – Dalhousie Integrated Family Medicine Emergency Medicine 2016

    MD – Memorial University 2013

    B.Sc. Pharm – Memorial University 2009

    Academic EM Interests

    Medical Education, Emergency Dept. Crowding, Women’s Health

    Other Interests

    Running, yoga, cooking

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      Dr Paul Frankish

      Appointment

      Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital and Sussex Health Centre, Emergency Departments

      Education

      CCFP EM – Dalhousie 2015

      CCFP – Dalhousie 2013

      MD – Ottawa 2011

      BSc. Biochemistry – Ottawa 2007

      Academic EM Interests

      Simulation, Rural EM, Medical Education.

      Other Interests

      Volleyball, hunting, hiking, canoeing, golf.

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        Dr Matt Greer

        Matt Greer

        Appointment

        • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon SJRH site, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone

         

        Education

        EM Interests

        Other Interests

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          Dr Peter Ross

          Peter Ross, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP

           

          Appointment

          Assistant Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine

          Post Graduate Site Director for Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John Site

          Academic Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital, Emergency Department

           

          Education

          Dr. Peter Ross obtained a BSc at the University of New Brunswick. He completed his MD followed by his residency in Family Medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland. Peter’s extensive experience in emergency medicine allowed him to achieve his CCFP EM.

          Academic  EM Interests:

          Dr. Ross is a dynamic teacher who is focusing on resident training and technology in teaching. He is a Master Instructor in Emergency Department Echo (EDE) and has taught this skill to emergency physicians across Canada. As Provincial Medical Director for Ambulance Newfoundland and Labrador, Dr. Ross has developed a keen interest in emergency medical services (EMS).

          Recreation

          Peter is an accomplished athlete who enjoys triathlons, hockey, snowboarding. He is married with three children.

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            Dr Jo-Ann Talbot

            Jo-Ann Talbot, MD, FRCP EM

            Appointment

            • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon SJRH site, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone
            • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
            • Academic Head, Saint John Site
            • Assistant Clinical Department Head, Horizon Health Network, Zone 2, Saint John

            Education

            Dr. Talbot completed her undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College and worked as an aerospace engineer before joining the medical profession. She completed both her MD and her FRCP Emergency Medicine training at the University of Manitoba

            Academic EM Interests

            Dr Talbot loves the enthusiasm of medical education and is working with new technologies in teaching and distributive learning. She also has a special interest in teaching evidenced based clinical practice. She is a faculty member of the Best Evidence in Emergency Medicine (BEEM) group and is a tutor for the McMaster University Evidence Based Clinical Practice conference. Her research interests include knowledge translation and quality improvement. She belongs to the knowledge translation faculty of the Teaching Evidence Assimilation for Collaborative Healthcare (TEACH) workshop at the New York Academy of Medicine.

            Other Interests

            Jo-Ann enjoys spending time with friends and family engaged in many outdoor activities including (summer) biking, hiking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and camping, (winter) skiing, snowboarding, skating, sledding and snowshoeing.  Saint John New Brunswick is a perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts where all of these activities can be found within 5 to 40 minutes of your front door.  Her hobbies include reading and photography.

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              Dr George Xidos

              George N Xidos MD

               

              Appointment

              • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon SJRH site, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone

              Education

              • MD obtained at Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1987
              • Rotating internship completed through Dalhousie University, 1988
              • Worked in multiple ER’s in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and New Brunswick, mostly in rural and “peripheral” areas

              EM Interests

              • Trauma (ATLS instructor) with recent interest in ER ultrasound and possible future interest in hyperbaric medicine

              Other Interests

              • SCUBA diving, kayaking, bicycling, travel

              Motto’s to live by

              • “Sh*t happens” and “Any day above ground is a good day”
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                Dr Paul Atkinson

                Paul Atkinson BSc(Hons), MB BCh BAO, MA(Cantab), MRCP(UK), FCEM, CFEU

                Appointment

                • Emergency Physician and Site Director for Emergency Medicine Research, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB
                • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
                • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
                • Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine Research Committee, Dalhousie University
                • Past Chair, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Committee
                • Immediate Past Chair, Provincial Research Subcommittee, New Brunswick Trauma Program
                • Tutor, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
                • Co-Director, Emergency Critical Care Ultrasound, Canada
                • Senior Editor, Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine

                Undergraduate:

                • The Queen’s University of Belfast, UK
                • Bachelor of Science (Physiology) with First Class Honours 1992
                • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics, with Honours 1995

                Postgraduate:

                • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians; MRCP (UK) 1998
                • Higher Specialist Training in Emergency Medicine, East of England (Cambridge) 1999-2004
                • Fellowship of the Faculty of Accident and Emergency Medicine (now The Royal College of Emergency Medicine);FFAEM (FCEM) 2003
                • Certificate in Focused Emergency Ultrasound (Royal College of Emergency Medicine) CFEU 2009
                • Master of Arts (Cambridge University) MA(Cantab) 2010
                • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (Emergency Medicine) 2015

                Awards

                • “Best in Class” Award. Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, for preclinical teaching 2012
                • Grant Innes Award for Top Research Abstract, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians 2014
                • “Emergency Physician Teacher of the Year” 2015 (awarded by Family Medicine Residents, Saint John)
                • Dalhousie University Department of Emergency Medicine Top Research Award 2015

                Academic EM Interests

                Research, Point of Care Ultrasound, Trauma, Simulation, Medical Education, Healthcare Systems, Wellbeing, Critical Thinking

                Other Interests
                Family, Hiking, Music, Being outside, preferably on or near water

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                  Dr Andrew Lohoar

                  Dr Andrew R Lohoar MD CCFP (EM) FCFP

                  Appointment

                  • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area
                  • Infrastructure Lead, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John Regional Hospital
                  • Assistant Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University

                  Education

                  • MD Queen’s University, 1992
                  • CCFP, 1994
                  • CCFP (EM), 1998

                  Academic EM Interests

                  • Trauma, Point of care ultrasound, Occupational medicine

                  Other Interests

                  • Skiing, Running, Paddle-boarding 
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