Past Shields Day Lecturers

2020

The 41st Annual Shields Research Day, which was schedule for May 8, 2020 and was postponed until November 11, 2020. We will host the first-ever virtual Shields Day!

For the first time in 41 years we didn’t enjoy the tradition of getting together as a community, but celebrated the academic life of our department and recognized  our outstanding educators. Also for the first time, our alumni was invited to join. The event showcased some of the best of our science including over 50 abstracts and we had the pleasure of the following keynote speakers at the event.

2020 Shields Day Speakers
Dr. Haibo Zhang, MD PhD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, University of Toronto
"Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) as a SARS-CoV-2 receptor in therapeutic target in COVID-19"

Dr. Dominique Piquette, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
"High- Quality Medical Education Research: Opportunities and Challanges"

Dr. Angela Jerath, MSc, FRCPC, FANZCA, MD, BSC
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Univesity of Toronto
"Volatile-based sedation for ICU patients: Shifting the paradigm in sedation care"


If you missed or would like to revsit the event, feel free to download the following:

2019

Danielle, Martin

Dr. Danielle Martin, MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPP

Executive Vice-President & Chief Medical Executive, WCH Institute for Health System and Virtual Care

You can view the Shields Day presentation slides HERE.

We invite you to view the PHOTOS from our 40th Annual Research Day event

2018

Irene Tracey

Professor Irene Tracey MA (Oxon), D.Phil., FRCA, FMedSci

Chair of Anaesthetic Science, Oxford University
Head, Nuffield Department of Clnical Neurosciences, Oxford University

 

2017

Dr. Hugh Hemmings photo

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., MD, Ph.D, FRCA

Joseph F. Artusio Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, Professor of
Pharmacology, Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, New York, Presbyterian

Hospital-Weill Cornell


The Synaptic Pharmacology of General Anesthesia

 

 

2016

Evan D. Kharasch, MD, Ph.D

Russel and Mary Shelden Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Division of Clinical Trials and Translational Research

Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in St. Louis

Perioperative Application of Long-Duration Opioids

 

2015

Emery Brown
 

Emery N. Brown, MD, Ph.D

Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and

Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain Under General Anaesthesia

 

2014

Alex Evers

Alex Evers, MD

Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology Washington
University School of Medicine
Head of Department of Anesthesiology

Anesthetic Binding Sites in Brain: New Methods, New Targets,
New Insights

 

2013

Todd Dorman

Todd Doorman, MD

Professor & Vice Chair
Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education: The Link Between Physician
Learning and Health Care Outcomes

 

2012

Mervyn Maze

Mervyn Maze, MD

William K. Hamilton MB ChB, Distinguished Professor fo Anesthesiology
Professor & Chair of Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care
University of California, San Francisco

Why do patients get Postoperative Cognitive Decline?

 

2011

Lee Fleisher

Lee Fleisher, MD

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Consulting Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University

Optimizing Perioperative Outcomes: Risk Assessment, Patient
Preferences and Performance Measures

 

2010

James Eisenach

James Eisenach, MD

Vice-Chairman for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesioloy

Anesthesiology: Challanges and Changes in the Journal for the Next 5 years

 

2009

Mark Warner

Mark Warner, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Dean of the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Director and President of the American Board of Anesthesiology

How New Technologies and Practices Will Influence Perioperative Safety

 

2008

Charles Natanson

Charles Natanson, MD

Senior Investigator and Head, Anesthesia Section, NIH Clinical Center
 

Unintended Consequences of Randomization in Clinical Trials

 

2007

Daniel Sessler

Daniel Sessler, MD, Ph.D

Chair, Department of OUTCOMES RESEARCH at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Lolita & Samuel Weakley Professor of Anesthesiology
Director of the OUTCOMES RESEARCH Institute at the University of Louisville

OUTCOMES RESEARCH - Moving from Physiology to Large Scale Outcomes

 

2006

Peter Moore

Peter Moore, MD, Ph.D

Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
University of California, Davis

 

The Perfection of Man: Advances in Science, Medicine and Technology