2021 Winners


Award for Best Paper in Ambulatory Anesthesia

Dr Muhammad Imran Khan

Mount Sinai Hospital

Intrathecal Morphine Does not Increase POUR in Joint Arthroplasty Surgeries. A Double Blind RCT

Award for Best Paper in Education and Simulation in Anesthesia

Dr Rebecca Dubé

Département d'anesthésie, CHU Sainte Justine; Département d’anesthésiologie et de médecine de la douleur, Université de Montréal

Development and Implementation of a Resident Assessment Dashboard for Competency-Based Medical Education in Anesthesiology: A Mixed Methods Study

Award for Best Paper in Obstetric Anesthesia (residents) & Ian White Patient Safety Award

Dr Isabelle Laksono

University of Toronto

Evaluating the Effect Of A Quality Improvement Bundle To Reduce Opioid Prescriptions After Cesarean Delivery

Award for Best Paper in Chronic Pain

Dr Alicia Ling

University of Manitoba

The Impact of Shared Familial Chronic Pain Experiences on Healthcare Utilization

Award for Best Paper in Obstetric Anesthesia (anesthesiologists)

Dr Ahmad Ben Tareef

University of Toronto

Carbetocin Versus Oxytocin Following Vaginal and Cesarean Delivery: A Before-After Study

Award for Best Paper in Neuroanesthesia

Dr Sandy Bae

Western University

The Efficacy of Perioperative Pharmacological and Regional Pain Interventions in Adult Spine Surgery: A Network Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

CVT Raymond Martineau Prize

Dr John O'Connor

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Association Between Handover of Anesthesiology Care and One-Year Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

Richard Knill Competition

Dr Ruediger Noppens

Western University

First-Pass Success Rate of Endotracheal Intubation in Anesthetized Adults Comparing Video Laryngoscopy Using a Standard Blade to Direct Laryngoscopy - A Multicentre, Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

1st Place Residents' Oral Competition

Dr Russell Christie

University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Introduction of the Serratus Anterior Plane Catheter with Programmed Intermittent Bolus for Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Study

Award for Best Paper in Pediatric Anesthesia

Dr Allyson Farran

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta

Novel Use of Continuous Erector Spinae Plane Blocks in Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Award for Best Paper in Perioperative

Dr Stefan Saric

McGill University

Contributing Factors to Elevated Postoperative Troponin in High Cardiovascular Risk Patients Referred for Multimodal Prehabilitation: Preliminary Data

Award for Best Paper in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain

Dr Janine Van Veghel

Dalhousie University

Assessment of Hemi-diaphragm Dysfunction after Upper Extremity Nerve Blocks Using an Oscillometry Device to Measure Lung Mechanics

Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society Critical Care Medicine Award

Dr Kayla Simmons

Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Impact of Community-Based Resuscitation Interventions on Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Survival Rates After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis