Congratulations Dr. Melanie Johnston – Resident Research Award Winner

Congratulations to our own Dr. Melanie Johnston, a second year resident in the FMEM Program here in Saint John. Dr. Johnston was the recipient of The Dr. Douglas E. Sinclair Award in Emergency Medicine Research for her research project entitled “- Impact of shift Trial on Overnight Patient Flow at the Saint John Regional Emergency Department.” This award is presented by the Dalhousie Department of Emergency Medicine to the most significant research project presentation at the annual Emergency Medicine Research Day.

It is judged on the following criteria: background and research methodology, overall presentation, critical appraisal and appropriateness to emergency medicine and clinical practice.

Congratulations Dr. Johnston!

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Congratulations to Dr. Rob Dunfield – CAEP Resident Research Award Winner!

CAEP 2021 Resident Research Award Winner – Dr. Rob Dunfield

A big congratulations goes out to our very own resident researcher, Dr. Rob Dunfield! Dr. Dunfield is a second year resident in the FMEM Program here in Saint John. He is one of seven residents recognized nationally for their excellent research abstract submissions to the annual CAEP conference. Dr. Dunfield’s research project is a secondary study from the SHOC-ED group and is entitled:  “Does IVC Ultrasound independently predict fluid status in spontaneously breathing, undifferentiated hypotensive patients? SHOC-IVC”.

Congratulations again, Dr. Dunfield!

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Congratulations to Robin Clouston – Top Resident Research Project 2015


Dr. Robin Clouston, Chief Resident for the FM/EM program in Saint John is the 2015 recipient of the Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine Dr. Doug Mulholland Resident Award for research.  Her project is entitled “A prospective comparison of Emergency Department Crowding Scores: A single centre cross-sectional study” and she will present her findings at 8am on May 11th, Level 1 Medical Education Suite, SJRH, and by teleconference to the entire Dalhousie Department of Family Medicine. Well done Robin!!

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