Emmanuel Charbonney studied medicine in Switzerland and trained in internal medicine and critical care. He also completed a fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital in the Trauma-Neurosurgery ICU (2007-2008). He obtained a PhD in Basic Science at the Institute of Medical Science (University of Toronto) in 2013. He now holds a position at the University of Montreal and practice as a critical care physician at l’Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal (HSCM). He is presently developing a translational program of research in the critically ill trauma population.