Visiting Professors  


The Intensive Care department has been privileged to invite several International authorities in critical care to share experiences and exchange ideas.

Thomas E. Stewart MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor, Medicine and Anaesthesia
Director, Critical Care Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital and University Health Network
Toronto General, Toronto Western,

Princess Margaret Hospitals University of Toronto

Dr. Stewart was invited as a visiting professor in 9-13 September 2006.  He also visited the department in 17 March 2008.  He had a series of activities and lectures indicating “Update on ARDS”, “High Frequency Oscillation Ventilation, the Transformation of Critical Care and Leadership in Medicine”.

Peter George Brindley, B.Sc, MD, FRCPCPeterGeorgeBrindley.jpg

Assistant Professor, University of Alberta
Program Director, Critical Care Medicine
Co-Director, E Garner King Intensive Care Unit
Attending Physician, General Systems, ICU
Attending Physician, Neurosciences ICU
Medical Lead for Patient Simulation, Capital Health
Vice President, Canadian Resuscitation Institute

University of Alberta Hospital

Dr. Brindley visited our ICU in 15 March 2008 and gave a presentation entitled “Simulation in Critical Care”.

Deborah Joanne Cook, MD, FRCPC, MSc (Epid)DeborahJoanne.jpg

Academic Chair, Critical Care Medicine
McMaster University/St. Joseph’s Hospital
Professor, Department of Medicine
Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology
& Biostatistics
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
Department of Medicine (Division of Critical Care)
CLinical Advancement Through Research and Information Translation (CLARITY Research Group)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

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Clinical Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
Head of Service, Intensive Care
St. Joseph's Healthcare

Hamilton, Ontario Canada

Through a 3-day program (5-7 April 2008), Drs. Cook and Jaeschke participated and presented on Venous Thromboembolism, Research in Critical Care, and the PROTECT Trial.


Prof. Daniel F. Hanley, Jr. MD Daniel_F__Hanley.jpg

Internal Medicine, Neurology & Psychiatry, Vascular Neurology
Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Anesthesia/Critical Medicine,
Chair of Acute Care Neurology and Director of Brain Injury Outcomes Program,
Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Stroke Association
Professor, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
American Academy of Neurology,
American Neurological Association,

American Physiologic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine

Dr. Hanley addressed issues related to the launching of Neuro ICU at King Abdulaziz Medical City.

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President of the Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Head of Clinical Microbiology, Drs du Buisson,

Bruinette & Partners (Ampath): Johannesburg.

Visit of Prof. Adrian John Brink from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for the Saudi Lecture “Treating Infections in a growing resistant environment” meting held last 13 October 2008.

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Chief of Service, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Medical Director, Anesthesia Services
Co-Medical Director, Operating Room Services
Member, Board of Trustees
Associate Editor, BUMC Proceedings
Baylor Health Care System
Baylor University Medical Center &
Medical Director, Anesthesia Services
Baylor-Jack & Jane Hamilton Heart & Vascular Hospital
Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Management
President, Baylor Research Institute
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School &
Professor, Department of Periodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry

Texas A & M University

Visit of Dr. Michael Ramsay in the Intensive Care Department addressing “New Trends in Sedation in the ICU” held last 14 October 2008.

Shannon_Y__Moore.jpgShannon Y. Moore, MD MPH

Intensivist / Hospitalist / Internist
Fellow, Hospice and Palliative Medicine,

San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA

Dr. Shannon Moore addressed in the Critical Care Grand Rounds “Integrating Palliative Care in the ICU” which was held last 11 October 2008.



AndresEsteban.jpgProf. Andrès Esteban, MD, PhD

Unidad de Cuidados Intesivos
Hospital Universitario de Gestafe
Carretera de Toledo

Km 12, 5, 28905 Gestafe

Prof. Andres Esteban from Spain was a key speaker in the 1st International Critical Care Medicine Symposium held last 6-10 March 2005 conducted by the Intensive Care department.


Nigel_R__Webster.jpgNigel R. Webster, PhD, FFARCS, FRCP

Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Institute of Medical Sciences Foresterhill Aberdeen

United Kingdom

Dr. Niegel Webster from UK was a key speaker in the 1st International Critical Care Medicine Symposium held last 6-10 March 2005 conducted by the Intensive Care department.



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Associate Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
And Critical Care Medicine
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Camden, New Jersey, USA and
Section of Critical Care Medicine, Health Sciences Center
Street Boniface Hospital

University of Manitoba, Canada

Dr. Anand Kumar from Canada was a key speaker in the 1st International Critical Care Medicine Symposium held last 6-10 March 2005 conducted by the Intensive Care department.


Associate Professor, Department of Medicine,
University of Ottawa
Chair and Chief, Research and Development,
Canadian Research Institute
Critical Care Education Network

Ottawa Hospital – General Campus Department of Medicine

Dr. Cardinal visited our ICU from 03 May to 02 June 2009 and gave series of presentations on Simulation & Patient Safety and Critical Care Program for Fellows.


University of Pavia, Cattedra di
Anestesiologia e Rianimazione
1st Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo

Piazz.le Golgi, 227100 Pavia (ITALY)

Dr. Gabrielle was invited to share his extensive experience in Critical Care Ultrasound through series of lectures and bedside teachings to the ICU Visiting Professor program held last 13-17 December 2009.

Lauralyn A. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC, MScDrMcIntyre.jpg

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Critical Care Medicine),
Cross Appointment Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine
Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Adjunct Scientist, Canadian Blood Services
Intensivist, The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
501 Smyth Road, Box 201, Room 6113 (Critical Care Wing), Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
Tel: (613) 737-8899 x 73231, Fax (613) 739-6266


Visiting Professor Program – 5 to 8 June 2010 (PRECISE Trial)​

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