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

    • Site Academic Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Saint John, Horizon Health Network
    • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
    • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University

    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. Paul Atkinson

      Paul Atkinson BSc(Hons), MB BCh BAO, MA(Cantab), FRCPC(EM)

      Appointment

      • Clinical Academic Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area
      • Assistant Dean Research, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
      • Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
      • Clinical Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland
      • Deputy Editor, Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine
      • Past Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine Research Committee, Dalhousie University
      • Past Chair, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Committee
      • Past Chair, Provincial Research Subcommittee, New Brunswick Trauma Program
      • Tutor, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick
      • Co-Director, Emergency Critical Care Ultrasound, Canada

      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
      • Dr. Ian Stiell Researcher of the Year Award, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, 2019

      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 Cherie-Lee Adams

        Cherie-Lee Adams MSc, MD, BSc, FRCPC

        Appointment

        • Emergency Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon SJRH site, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Zone
        • Assistant Professor, Dept of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University

        Education

        • BSc- University of New Brunswick 2001

        • MSc- Dalhousie University 2004

        • MD- Dalhousie University 2008

        • Postgraduate- McMaster University

        • FRCPC- 2013

        Academic EM Interests

        • Medical Education, Trauma, Women’s Health

        Other Interests

        • Travel, Climbing, Surfing

        • Hockey, hockey, hockey

        • Avid dog lover, cottage time

         

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          Dr Chris Vaillancourt

          Christopher Alan Vaillancourt MD FCCFP(EM)

          Appointment

          1.  Emergency Physician, Saint John Regional Hospital Horizon Health Network

          2.  Undergraduate Medical coordinator DEM

          3.  Assistant Profession DEM Dalhousie University

          4.  Clinical Assistant Professor DEM Memorial University

          5.  Coordinator Skilled Clinician unit Med 1 and Med 2 Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

          6.  Coordinator Med 1 and Med 2 Skilled ClinicianOSCE DMNB

          7.  Examiner for CCFP for the “Special Competency in Emergency Medicine”

           

          Education

          Biochimie, Universite d”Ottawa 1983-1986

          Medicine MD degree University of Ottawa 1990 distinction Cum Laude

          Family Medicine Residency Dalhousie University 1990-1992

          CCFP-EM exam 1996

           

          Hobbies

          Cycling, hiking and skiing

           

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            Dr Jay Mekwan

            Jay Mekwan MBBS (Lond), FRCEM

            Appointment

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

             

            Education

            • MBBS, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, University of London, 1998
            • Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine UK, 2011

            Academic EM Interests

            • Mid & High Fidelity Simulation for Team training and education

            Other Interests

            • Soccer – Liverpool Football Club
            • Basketball

             

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              Dr. David Lewis

              David Lewis MB,BS FRCS FCEM CFEU PGDipSEM

              Appointment

              • Assistant Clinical Head, Department of Emergency Medicine, Horizon Health Network, Saint John Area
              • Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University
              • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland
              • Director, Point of Care Ultrasound Program, Department of Emergency Medicine
              • Lead EM Informatics, Department of Emergency Medicine
              • Lead Undergraduate Ultrasound, Dalhousie New Brunswick Medicine (DNMB)
              • Website Editor – www.sjrhem.ca
              • Director ATLS Courses, Trauma New Brunswick, Saint John Area
              • Clinical Section Lead, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) – Emergency Ultrasound Committee
              • Immediate Past Chair, CAEP Emergency Ultrasound Committee

               

               

              Education

              • MB,BS, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, University of London, 1991
              • Fellow Royal College of Surgeons England, 1996
              • Fellow Royal College of Emergency Medicine UK, 2001
              • Post Graduate Diploma Sports and Exercise Medicine, Bath University, 2012

              Academic EM Interests

              • Point of Care Ultrasound, Medical Informatics, Sports and Exercise Medicine

              Recent Publications

              Other Interests

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