Award Recipients

The Garner King Award – Best Clinical or Quality Improvement Study

Abstract title: Parental understanding of research consent forms in the pediatric intensive care unit: a pilot study
Authors: Shira Gertsman, Katharine O’Hearn, Jess Gibson, and Kusum Menon

Dr. Bojan Paunovic, President CCCS; Shira Gertsman, Award Recipient, Dr. Claudia dos Santos, Director CCCS

Honorable mention:
Abstract title: Outcomes and Costs Following Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Critically Ill Adults – A Population-Based Cohort Study
Authors: Shannon M.Fernando, Danial Qureshi, Peter Tanuseputro, Eddy Fan, Laveena Munshi, Bram Rochwerg, Robert Talarico, Damon Scales, Daniel Brodie, Sonny Dhanani, Anne-Marie Guerguerian, Sam Shemie, Kednapa Thavorn, Kwadwo Kyeremanteng


Allan Spanier Award – Best Education Study

Abstract title: Implementation and Evaluation of an Experiential Randomized Trial Activity for High School Students
Authors: Alyson Takaoka, Heather K. O’ Grady, Julie C. Reid, and Michelle Kho

Alyson Takaoka, Award Recipient

Honorable mentions:
Abstract title: REACT: A Pre-Clerkship Bootcamp to Improve Student Knowledge and Interest in Critical Care Specialties
Authors: Frank Battaglia, Jamie Ghossein, Shankar Sethuraman, Neraj Manhas, and Nikhil Rastogi

Abstract title: Critical Care Ultrasound Curricula in Canadian Critical Care Medicine Residency Training Programs: A Needs Assessment
Authors: Jocelyn Slemko, Mohammed Alarifi, Vijay Daniels, Sean Bagshaw, and Brian Buchanan


Michael Ward Award – Best Basic or Translational Science Study

Abstract title: Baseline Diaphragm Sarcopenia in Mechanically Ventilated Patients is Associated with Delayed Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation and Increased Mortality
Authors: Michael Sklar, Martin Dres, Eddy Fan, Gordon D. Rubenfeld, Damon C. Scales, Margaret S. Herridge,Nuttapol Rittayamai, Deborah Brace, W. Darlene Reid, George Tomlinson, Dmitry Rozenberg, Arthur S. Slutsky, Laurent Brochard, Niall D. Ferguson, Ewan C. Goligher

Dr. Bojan Paunovic, President CCCS; Michael Sklar, Award Recipient, Dr. Claudia dos Santos, Director CCCS

Honorable mentions:
Abstract title: Assessment of Cerebral Perfusion and Activity During Normothermic Regional Perfusion in a Porcine Model of Donation after Circulatory Death
Authors: Roberto Ribeiro, Juglans Alvarez, Bruno Gomes, Arnaud Romeo Hondjeu, Frank Yu, Mitchell Adamson, Rafaela Ribeiro, Ved Bissoondath, Massimiliano Meineri, Vivek Rao, Marcelo Cypel, Mitesh Badiwala

Abstract title: The Survival and Hemodynamic Profile of Oncostatin M Deficiency in Non-Septic and Septic Mice
Authors: Kimberly Macala, Rachel Khadaroo, Sareh Panahi, Ferrante Gragasin, Stephane Bourque


CCCF Outstanding Trainee Abstract Award

Abstract title: Outcomes and Costs Following Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Critically Ill Adults – A Population-Based Cohort Study
Authors: Shannon M. Fernando, Danial Qureshi, PeterTanuseputro, Eddy Fan, Laveena Munshi, Bram Rochwerg, Robert Talarico, Damon Scales, Daniel Brodie, Sonny Dhanani, Anne-Marie Guerguerian, Sam D. Shemie, Kednapa Thavorn, and Kwadwo Kyeremanteng

Dr. Bojan Paunovic, President CCCS; Shannon Fernando, Award Recipient, Dr. Claudia dos Santos, Director CCCS

Honorable mentions:
Abstract title: REACT: A Pre-Clerkship Bootcamp to Improve Student Knowledge and Interest in Critical Care Specialties
Authors: Frank Battaglia, Jamie Ghossein; Shankar Sethuraman, Neraj Manhas, Nikhil Rastogi

Abstract title: Critical Care Ultrasound Curricula in Canadian Critical Care Medicine Residency Training Programs: A Needs Assessment
Authors: Slemko Jocelyn, Alarifi Mohammed, Daniels Vijay, Bagshaw Sean, Buchanan Brian


CCCF Outstanding Health Professional Abstract Award

Abstract title: Driving Clinical Best Practice Through a Provincial Audit and Feedback Approach: Alberta’s ICU Delirium Initiative
Authors: Jeanna Morrissey, Samantha L. Bowker, and Selvi Sinnadurai

Dr. Bojan Paunovic, President CCCS;Jeanna Morrissey, Award Recipient, Dr. Claudia dos Santos, Director CCCS

Honorable mention:
Abstract title: Feasibility of a Multicentre Trial of Stress Ulcer Prophylaxis in Critically Ill Children
Authors: Mark Duffett, Karen Choong, Patricia Fontela, Jennifer Foster, Elaine Gilfoyle, Jacques Lacroix, Kusum Menon, Janice Tijssen, and Deborah Cook


Bojan Paunovic, President CCCS; Claudia dos Santos, Director CCCS; Rob Fowler, Abstract Committee Chair CCCF