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Institution

Hospital for Sick Children

City

Toronto

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Christopher Parshuram

Dr. Parshuram is a staff physician in the Department of Critical Care Medicine in the Hospital for Sick Children.

Dr. Parshuram graduated from Otago University of New Zealand (1990), with prizes in medicine and pharmacology. Following a residency in paediatrics at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, he moved to Canada where he completed specialist fellowship training in pediatric critical care medicine and clinical pharmacology in Toronto and Edmonton. He completed his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology in 2005, on the subject of patient safety.
Parshuram was appointed as a staff physician in the Department of Critical Care Medicine in the Hospital for Sick Children in 2003, and is a scientist in Child Health Evaluation Sciences in the Research Institute. In addition to formal training in systems of healthcare delivery, Parshuram has expertise in cardiac arrest prevention, reducing errors that are associated with medications, and preventing fatigue in healthcare workers. He has received peer-reviewed research funding from the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He is a career scientist of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.