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Review to be conducted into emergency response for patient

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Review to be conducted into emergency response for patient

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Biographies of independent review panel

Dr. Jim Christenson, MD, FRCPC:

Dr. Jim Christenson is an emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital and was appointed as professor and head of the academic department of emergency medicine at the University of British Columbia in September 2010. From 2005 to 2010 he was the vice-president, medical programs for the Emergency and Health Services Commission where he was responsible for finding solutions to optimize care in the pre-hospital emergency setting. Christenson has done extensive volunteer work with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and the American Heart Association. He is now co-principal investigator of the Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium endeavoring to develop a pan-Canadian registry and facilitate clinical trials in cardiac arrest and major trauma.

Dr. Michael Feldman, MD, PhD, FRCPC:

Dr. Michael Feldman is an emergency medical specialist in Ontario. He is the paramedic services medical director and provincial dispatch medical director at the Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine in the Muskoka District.

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