Scientific Committee

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Sophie Gosselin MD, FRCPC, CSPQ, FAACT, FACMT

Emergency physician and medical toxicologist, Centre Antipoison du Québec, McGill University Health Centre. Project leader and expert content developer for the modules. Dr. Gosselin has chaired and co-chaired numerous international evidence and consensus based committees to help bring the science of toxicology into clinical practice. From 2010-2015, she was the director of the MUHC bedside Clinical Toxicology service and, combined with her regular consulting activities for poison control, observed first hand the need for various medical specialties to have access to CME activities in the field of medical toxicology. She is regularly invited to give keynote lectures at major international clinical toxicology conferences in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Robert S. Hoffman, MD, FAACT, FACMT, FRCP Edin, FEAPCCT

Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology, New York University School of Medicine. Emergency Physician Bellevue Hospital, New York. Dr. Hoffman has been an author and editor of the leading textbook in toxicology for over 20 years and serves as an expert content developer for the modules. He has over 300 publications in the field of toxicology and received numerous awards for teaching and education. Dr. Hoffman is regularly invited to teach toxicology in North America, Europe and Asia.

Marc Ghannoum, MD

Nephrologist and internist, Verdun Hospital, Montreal. Expert content developer for the modules. As chair of EXTRIP (The Extracorporeal Treatment in Poisonings Workgroup), Dr. Ghannoum brings additional expertise in refining the teaching of hemodialysis and its use for the removal of toxins. He is regularly invited to give keynote lectures at major international nephrology and toxicology conferences.

Frédéric Dankoff, MD

Omnipractionner, Emergency Physician, McGill University Health Centre, Montréal. Consultant for content expertise and CFPC accreditation. Dr. Dankoff was an attending physician with the MUHC bedside Clinical Toxicology service and, combined with his work as MUHC patient flow coordinator and centre wise bed management, also observed the need for various medical specialties to have access to CME activities in the field of medical toxicology to understand the science and the collaboration need for this population.

Robert Primavesi, MDCM, FCFP (EM)

Emergency Physician at the Montreal General Hospital and Montreal Children’s Hospital sites of the McGill University Health Centre. Dr. Primavesi has been an avid contributor to faculty development, continuing professional development and undergraduate medical education within the McGill community for over two decades. In 2010, he was recognized on the McGill Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence as a result of his outstanding service in medical education and for contributions that have had a broad and substantial impact.  In 2016, Rob was presented with the Osler Award for Outstanding Teaching by the graduating medical class as the professor who has made the most outstanding contribution to their medical education. Rob is currently a member of the Committee on Emergency Medicine at the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Marie-Eve Demers, MD

Omnipractionner, Emergency Physician, Centre Hospitalier Honoré Mercier, St-Hyacinthe, Québec. Provided input on the topics and objectives most useful for a rural and suburban community hospital physician.