Fred Burge

Burge Fred 

Fred Burge, MD, MSc, FCFP

Dalhousie University

Principal Investigator:

2015 Implementation Grant — Implementing the ‘Frailty Portal’ in Community Primary Care Practice: Evaluating feasibility, effects and expansion needs (FRA 2015-B-17)

2014 (Fall) Strategic Impact Grant — Helping the primary care system identify, plan, and care for seriously ill, frail elderly (SIG 2014F-09)

Dr. Burge is Professor and Research Director, Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University. He obtained his BA and MD from Queen’s University and his MSc (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) from McGill University. His research interests are focused on improving primary care through the application of research evidence in this setting and developing tools and strategies to improve that care. He is also interested in research and evaluation of new models of primary care such as using tools like frailty assessments. He is particularly interested in supporting the next generation of researchers in family medicine.