Grant Winners

The EMAF and Grizzly Den grants are funded solely by our generous CAEP donors. Please consider making a donation – more information about the EM Advancement Fund is available here.

2018/19 Competition

The 2018/19 competition winners will be announced in January 2019.

2017/18 Competition

Grizzly Den Grant

Shannon Fernando
MD MSc PGY-4

The Impact of Frailty on Outcomes in Emergency Department Patients with Sepsis – A Feasibility Trial

CAEP Can-Vector Grant

Cristian Toarta
MD PGY-3

The Costs of PE Imaging in Canada

EM Advancement Fund Grants

David Barbic
MD MSc FRCPC

Rapid agitation control with ketamine in the emergency department (RACKED): a randomized controlled trial

Simon Berthelot
MD CCMF(MU) FRCPC(MU)

The right care, for the right patient, at the right time, by the right provider: Value-based comparison of the management of ambulatory respiratory diseases in a primary care walk-in clinic and an emergency department

Junior Investigator Grants

Shannon Fernando
MD MSc PGY-4

Prognostic accuracy of the quick sequential (sepsis-related) organ failure assessment (qSOFA) in emergency department patients with suspected infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jessica Moe
MD FRCPC

Identifying Subgroups And Risk Among Frequent Emergency Department Users: Whose needs can safely be met elsewhere?

Brodie Nolan
MD FRCPC

Identifying impact and causes of delays to interfacility transfers for injured patients transported by air ambulance to a trauma center

Robert Ohle
MD FRCPC

Validation of a clinical risk score for acute aortic dissection

Thomas Winter
MD PGY-3

Prehospital Trauma Handover in Manitoba: Exploring Barriers to Effective Communication and Developing a Standardized Handover Tool

2016/17 Competition

Grizzly Den Grant

Catherine Varner
MD CCFP(EM)

A blinded, randomized controlled trial of opioid analgesics for the management of acute fracture pain in older adults discharged from the emergency department

CAEP Can-Vector Grant

Kerstin de Wit
MD FRCPC

Patient preferences in emergency CT scanning for pulmonary embolism

EM Advancement Fund Grants

Ariane Boutin
MD FRCPC

Randomized controlled trial evaluating the additive value of intranasal fentanyl on ibuprofen in the pain management of children with moderate to severe headaches

Debra Eagles
MD FRCPC

A Study to Evaluate Barriers and Facilitators to the Emergency Department Discharge of Patients with Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter

Catherine Varner
MD CCFP(EM)

Challenging the dogma: A randomized controlled trial comparing prescribed light exercise to standard management for emergency department patients with acute mild traumatic brain injury

Junior Investigator Grants

Shannon Fernando
MD

Analysis of Bystander CPR Quality During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Using Data Derived from Automated External Defibrillators

Sarah Kilbertus
MD

Transition to practice: evaluating the need for formal training in supervision and assessment techniques among senior emergency medicine residents and new to practice emergency physicians

Rohit Mohindra
MD FRCPC

A prospective randomized pilot trial to reduce readmission for frail elderly patients with acute decompensated heart failure

Trevor Skutezky
MD

Improving patient care by engaging Emergency Department staff in a participatory design of a Patient Safety Event reporting platform at an urban tertiary care hospital

Robert Suttie
MD

Can Emergency Physicians Reliably Perform Carotid Artery Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Detect Critical Stenosis?

2015/16 Competition

EM Advancement Fund Grants

Simon Berthelot
Feasibility assessment of two activity-based costing methods for value-based analysis in the emergency department
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Jocelyn Gravel

Should we use oral Valacyclovir in acute herpetic gingivostomatits in children? A randomized controlled trial

Junior Investigator Grants

Dennis Cho
Optimizing Practice for Learning Emergency Department Transthoracic Echocardiography Using an Ultrasound Simulator

Véronique Dion
Définition des valeurs normales de la veine cave inférieure en pédiatrie à l’échographie au département d’urgence

Jean-Simon Letourneau
Acceptabilité et adaptation pour l’urgence d’un outil d’aide à la prise de décision partagée dans le recours à l’antibiothérapie pour traiter les infections respiratoires aigues

Laurie Robichaud
The Use of Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Infectious Mononucleosis in the Emergency Department

Brent Thoma
The METR:IQ (Medical Education and Translational Resources: Indicators of Quality) Study: Assessing the quality of novel educational resources

The 1996 – 2014  winners have been archived. Please contact kwyatt@caep.ca if you would like access to those lists.