After finishing clinical training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at McGill University, Dr Shahin proceeded to do a MSc. in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. This was followed by a research fellowship at the Intensive Care National Audit & Research Centre in London. Dr Shahin is currently an Assistant Professor at McGill University in the Department of Critical Care with a research focus on risk prediction in the ICU. Specifically he is looking at prediction tools for complex populations in the ICU, including the chronic critically ill and the potential organ donor.