Academic Promotions Success!

The Department of Anesthesia is pleased to announce that all of our 13 candidates were approved for academic promotion as follows:
Apr 3 / 2017

Scientist Demonstrates Association Between Drug Shortages & Increased Mortality

As academic physicians, one of our main aspirations is to make discoveries that will improve patient care, which is indeed a rare feat that should be celebrated when it occurs. 
Mar 24 / 2017

Paediatric Anesthesia Research Scientist puts Warnings about General Anesthesia during Childhood into Perspective

In today’s Globe and Mail, SickKids’ Jason Maynes explains the evidence following recent FDA warnings about general anesthesia in children. Click here for a link to the story.
Mar 3 / 2017 A Campaign to Reduce Teen Smoking

As the health risks associated with tobacco use have become increasingly evident, public health policies have responded appropriately with measures such as a ban on advertising tobacco. When the dangers of second-hand smoke became evident, smoking was banned in the workplace and in public buildings. These measures have been effective in reducing the prevalence of smoking down to 13%, but there are still 201,000 Canadian children between the ages of 19 and 25 who smoke.
Feb 28 / 2017
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