Grizzly Den


The Grizzly Den is a highly-entertaining and educational event where you can learn about how top-notch reviewers evaluate proposals. Three runners-up from the 2023-24 CAEP Grant Competition EMAF category will compete for up to $10,000 in grant funding, with the best protocol being decided by a consensus of the Grizzlies.

CAEP 2023 Grizzly Den Presenters

Dr. Gillian Sheppard:  Healthcare providers’ experiences with police in Atlantic Canadian emergency departments

Dr. Jaspreet Khangura:  Acute pain experiences of marginalized children in the emergency department: a scoping review

Dr. Johannes von Vopelius-Feldt:  Epidemiology of prehospital death due to trauma and the potential benefit of a prehospital critical care team

CAEP 2022 Grizzly Den Presenters

Presenters TBD

CAEP 2021 Grizzly Den Presenters

Due to the conference being virtual, the 2021 Grizzly Den did not take place.

CAEP 2020 Grizzly Den Presenters

Due to the cancellation of conference, the 2020 Grizzly Den did not take place.

CAEP 2019 Grizzly Den Presenters

Dr. Robert Green: Provincial analysis of outcomes in major trauma patients with traumatic cardiac arrest

Dr. Kari Sampsel: The port in the storm – Sexual assault and intimate partner violence screening in the ED

Dr. Christopher Skappak: SEPSIS ED: Identifying urinary biomarkers of patients with early sepsis in the emergency department [Dr. Skappak was the recipient of the CAEP 2019 Grizzly Den grant]

CAEP 2018 Grizzly Den Presenters

Dr. Shannon Fernando: The Impact on Frailty on Outcomes of Emergency Department Patients with Sepsis – A Feasibility Trial [Dr. Fernando was the recipient of the CAEP 2018 Grizzly Den grant]

Dr. Kaitlyn Maguire: Emergency Department Assessment of Right Ventricular Function and Size in the Post Cardiac Arrest Patient

Dr. Christopher Skappak: SEPSIS ED: Identifying urinary Biomarkers of patients with early sepsis in the emergency department

CAEP 2017 Grizzly Den Presenters

Dr. Khalifa Alqaydi: Age-Adjusted D-Dimer and Two-Site Compression POINt-OF-CARE Ultrasonography to Rule Out Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis

Dr. Simon Berthelot: An International Consensus Study to Identify Quality Indicators for Ambulatory Emergency Care

Dr. Kerstin de Wit: Careful Anticoagulant Review in Emergency Medicine (CARe-EM)

Dr. Naveen Poonai: Hyoscine butylbromide (Buscopan) versus acetaminophen for non-surgical abdominal pain in children: a randomized controlled superiority trial

Dr. Catherine Varner: A blinded, randomized controlled trial of opioid analgesics for the management of acute fracture pain in older adults discharged from the emergency department [Dr. Varner was the recipient of the CAEP 2017 Grizzly Den grant]

Dr. Justin Yan: Derivation and internal validation of a clinical prognostic tool for recurrent emergency visits for hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes mellitus: a multicentre prospective cohort study

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