Information for Trainees

National ACES - Acute Critical Event Simulation Course

July 6 - 8, 2016 - University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre (UOSSC)

For more information, visit: National ACES Flyer

Resident's Day - Canadian Critical Care Forum

October 30, 2016 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

For more information, visit:

Frank S Rutledge Award

This is a unique award open to any adult or pediatric critical care clinical teacher in Canada. It has been developed in partnership between the Critical Care Western at The University of Western Ontario, the Canadian Critical Care Society (CCCS) and the Critical Care Canada Forum. The 2014 recipient was François LeBlanc, Université Laval. There was no award presented in 2015.

Critical Care Western has undertaken to raise funds to support the prize. The CCCS and the Critical Care Canada Forum will provide the venue for presenting the award and support for the winner as a Forum speaker.

Please share this and encourage any critical care trainees to submit nominations as outlined in the    attachmentWe encourage resubmission of previous nominees since the award is very competitive.   The deadline for receipt of nomination letters is Monday June 20, 2016.                                       

Previous recipients of the Frank S. Rutledge Critical Care Teaching Award:

2010 David Leasa, University of Western Ontario
2011 Simon Abrahamson, University of Toronto  
2012 Adam Peets, Vancouver General Hospital
2013 Susan Moffatt, Queens University
2014 Francois LeBlanc, Laval  University

Fellowship Programs

Madden Deluca Clinical and Research Fellowship, Stollery Children's Hospital  

Residency Training Programs

Program Director

University of British Columbia
Dr. Gordon Finlayson (Adult) / Dr. Mary Bennett (Pediatric)

University of Alberta
Dr. Wendy Sligl (Adult) / Dr. Jonathan Duff (Pediatric)

University of Calgary
Dr. Jonathan Gaudet

University of Manitoba
Dr. Faisal Siddiqui

Western University
Dr. Mithu Sen (Adult) / Dr. Amrita Sarpal (Pediatric)

McMaster University
Dr. Timothy Karachi (Adult) / Dr. Cynthia Marie Cupido (Pediatric)

University of Toronto
Dr. Damon Scales (Adult) / Dr. Tilman Humpl - Interim (Pediatric)

Queens University
Dr. Suzanne Bridge

University of Ottawa
Dr. Gianni D'Egidio (Adult) / Dr. Anna-Theresa Lobos (Pediatric)

McGill University
Dr. Dev Jayaraman (Adult)Dr. Samara Zavalkoff (Pediatric)

Université de Montréal
Dr. Jean-Gilles Guimond (Adult)Dr. Catherine Farell (Pediatric)

Université Laval
Dr. Jean-Claude Lefebvre

Dalhousie University
Dr. B. Haroon