Ian Stiell, MD, MSc, FRCPC
Dr. Ian Stiell is Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Distinguished Professor, University of Ottawa, and Senior Scientist of the Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He leads a productive team of Emergency Medicine researchers and chairs an Internationally recognized Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship. He presently holds and has held millions of dollars of peer-reviewed funding and has published 403 peer-reviewed papers including 29 in very high impact journals. His major research initiatives have been in two main areas within the field of emergency health services: a) development of clinical decision rules, and b) resuscitation clinical trials. He developed the Ottawa Ankle Rules and Canadian C-Spine Rule and was the Principal Investigator for the landmark OPALS Studies for prehospital care. His current research interests include acute atrial fibrillation and acute heart failure. Dr. Stiell is the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine.