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Dr. Paul Atkinson is Professor in Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University and Saint John Regional Hospital, New Brunswick, Canada. He is the current chair of the departmental research committee. Paul is also a senior editor for CJEM, Chief Medical Officer for WorkSafeNB, and is currently VP for ultrasound research for the International Federation for Emergency Medicine (IFEM). He is co-director of the Emergency Critical Care Ultrasound (ECCU) course. His international training included Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, Australia, and Cambridge University Hospitals in the UK.

He has over 60 peer reviewed publications, as well as being lead editor on two textbooks. Awards include the inaugural “Best in Class” award from Dalhousie University in 2012, and the national Grant Innes Award for EM research in 2014.

Current research interests include medical education, ultrasound, trauma systems and prevention, as well as quality in emergency medicine.

Paul enjoys cycling and hiking in the wide-open spaces of our great country.

Skills & Interests
emergency medicine pocus critical care
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Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada