Patrick Michel Archambault

 Archambault Patrick Patrick Michel Archambault, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Université Laval

Principal Investigator:

2015 Catalyst Grant Program — Evaluation of a context-adapted wiki-based decision aid supporting critically ill patients’ decisions about life-sustaining therapies (CAT 2015-35)

Dr. Archambault is an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine and in the Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesiology at Université Laval. He is also an emergency physician and intensivist at the CISSS Chaudière-Appalaches (Hôtel-Dieu de Lévis) in Lévis, Québec. He received his medical degree in 2000 from Université Laval, where he then proceeded to completion of post-graduate training in 2005, becoming a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as an emergency medicine specialist. In 2007, he completed training as a Critical Care Medicine specialist at the University of Ottawa and graduated with honours from Université Laval in the master’s program in clinical research. His research interests relate to technology, such as information technologies, computer decision support systems, social media and wikis, as well as knowledge translation, evidence-based medicine, critical care and emergency medicine. He is currently working as a CIHR Embedded Clinician Scientist to improve the care transitions of elderly persons in different contexts (from emergency departments to the community and from intensive care units to medical wards). In particular, he is interested in improving how elderly persons’ values and preferences are integrated into decision making.