Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society

2016 Oral Competition and Best Paper Winners

Richard Knill Competition

Dr Sheila Riazi
University Health Network,
Toronto, ON

Metabolomics profiling in patients
with malignant hyperthermia (MH)

Residents' Competition - First Place

Dr Karim Abdulla
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

The impact of delayed emergency
surgery on in-hospital mortality

Residents' Competition - Second Place

Dr Antony Carrier-Boucher
Laval University
Quebec, QC

Improved preoxygenation in
morbidly obese: position & ventilation

Residents' Competition - Third Place

Dr Pascal Laferrière-Langlois
University of Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC

Retroclavicular block in obese patients:
a feasibility study

Ambulatory Best Paper

Dr Papu Nath
University of Montreal
Montreal, QC

Lidocaine Preloaded in the ETT Cuff
Reduces Emergence Cough

Chronic Pain Best Paper

Dr Stephen Yang
McGill University
Montreal, QC

A Novel Use of Beta-Blockers to
Reduce Postoperative Pain

Critical Care Best Paper

Dr Erin Bruce
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Does elevated perioperative lactate
translate into poor outcomes?

Neuroanesthesia Best Paper

Dr Alana Flexman
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC

Effect of a recruitment maneuver during brain tumour resection


Obstetric Anesthesia Best Paper

Dr Mrinalini Balki
Mount Sinai Hospital,
Toronto, ON 

Epidemiology of maternal cardiac arrest in Canada: A nationwide study

Pediatric Best Paper

Dr Ushma Shah
The Hospital For Sick Children,
Toronto, ON

Subtenon block in pediatric strabismus
surgery: A Meta-analysis

Perioperative Best Paper

Dr Karim Abdulla
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON

The impact of delayed emergency surgery
on in-hospital mortality

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Best Paper

Dr Pierre Beaulieu
University of Montreal,
Montreal, QC

The pectoral nerve block for pain
Treatment post breast cancer surgery

Ian White Patient Safety Award

Dr Kathleen Carten
Memorial University of Newfoundland,
St John's, NL

System errors found in rural hospitals
using in-situ simulation

CVT Raymond Martineau Prize Winner

Dr John Moore
Western University,
London, ON

Design and assessment of patient specific, dynamic mitral valve model

Education and Simulation Winner

Dr Tobias Everett
University of Toronto,
Toronto, ON

Simulation-based assessment:
a multi-centre validation study



Current Best Paper winners

2015 winners
2014 winners
2013 winners
2012 winners