Emergency Medicine

Research Committee

The Emergency Medicine Research Committee manages the department's many research opportunities and academic issues. The members meet every third month.


  1. Organizing the Department of Emergency Medicine's annual Research Day
  2. Managing resident rotations: Evidence Based Emergency Medicine Schedule
  3. Discussing any research issues related to the University of Alberta Hospital
  4. Keeping apprised of available funding opportunities

Affiliated ED Research Sites (2009-2010 census)

  • RAH: Royal Alexandra Hospital (Census: 64,332)
  • GN: Grey Nuns Hospital (Census: 58,624)
  • MIS: Misericordia Hospital (Census: 49,850)
  • UAH: University of Alberta Hospital (Census: 81,720)
  • Sturgeon General Hospital (Census: 43,855)
  • NECHC: North East Community Health Centre (Census: 52,216)
  • All sites (Census: 350,597)

Research Committee

  • Christopher McCabe, PhD; Capital Health Endowed Chair, Emergency Medicine (Chair)
  • Brian Rowe MD, MSc, CCFP(EM) (Chair; UAH)
  • Kathryn Dong, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Vice-Chair; RAH)
  • Michael Bullard, MD, FRCPC (UAH)
  • Brian Holroyd, MD, FRCPC (UAH)
  • Bill Sevcik, MD, FRCP (UAH)
  • Sandy Dong, MD, MSc, FRCPC (RAH)
  • Sheldon Wiens, MD, CCFP(EM) (SCH)
  • Troy Turner, BSc, MD, FRCPC (Peds ED)
  • Olga Krol, MA (Department Administrator)
  • Sarah Curtis, MD, FRCPC (Peds ED)
  • Don Voaklander, PhD (School of Public Health)
  • Ed Berdusco, MD, CFPC-EM
  • Resident Representative
  • Pat San Agustin, MD, CCFP(EM) (GNH)
  • Aliyah Gauri (Resident Research Initiative Coordinator)
  • Cristina Villa-Roel, MD, PhD (Research Associate)