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Scientific Director

Dr. John Muscedere


John Muscedere

John Muscedere, MD, FRCPC, was appointed Scientific Director of Canadian Frailty Network, effective August 1, 2013. Dr. Muscedere is an intensivist at Kingston General Hospital (KGH), and Professor of Critical Care Medicine, in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. He is Research Director of the Critical Care Program at Queen’s and KGH, and serves as the Local Health Integrated Network (LHIN) Critical Care Leader for the SouthEast LHIN. Dr. Muscedere is Co-Chair of the Canadian Critical Care Society (CCCS) and the Canadian Critical Care Trials Group (CCCTG) Knowledge Translation Committee. Dr. Muscedere is an accomplished critical care researcher whose primary research interests include ventilator-associated pneumonia, clinical practice guidelines, quality improvement, knowledge translation and venous thromboembolism. As an intensivist, he has first-hand knowledge of caring for the frail elderly, and first-hand knowledge of CFN and its goals, having participated in the Network’s initial proposal for Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) funding, as well as serving as Chair of the CFN Knowledge Translation Committee in its first year. 

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