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  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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  • Canadian Critical Care Trials Group
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Institution

Center for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences

City

Vancouver

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Peter Dodek

In 2010, Dr. Dodek was awarded a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the relationship between moral distress in health care workers and patient safety in intensive care units.

Peter Dodek, MD (Toronto), MHSc (British Columbia) is an Intensivist and Chair of the Critical Care Working Group within the Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver and a Professor of Medicine at the University of B.C.  He teaches internal medicine, critical care medicine, and quality management in health care to undergraduates, postgraduates, and practising physicians.  He has worked as an advisor to the Critical Care Working Group of the B.C. Ministry of Health.  Dr. Dodek’s recent research interests include determinants of family satisfaction, patient safety, organizational culture, and moral distress in critical care.  In 2016, Dr. Dodek was awarded a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to test an innovative participatory approach to understand and improve moral distress in ICU personnel.  In addition, he is currently a co-investigator and site investigator on several other CIHR-funded clinical trials in critical care.