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Angela  Jerath
Clinician Scientist
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto , ON
Research Focus:
Evaluation of postoperative care and critical care models

Angela Jerath

Angela is a clinician scientist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto. Angela received primary medical training at the Royal London and St. Bartholomew's College of Medicine and Dentistry (University of London, United Kingdom), with residency training spanning across New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Angela has a Masters in clinical epidemiology and health services research from Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto. 

The evaluation of health care delivery models is essential to enhancing patient safety, improving health outcomes and creating innovative models of care delivery. Dr. Jerath's research is focused on the evaluation of postoperative care and critical care models using different research methods and technologies, with a particular interest in critical care sedation using inhaled anesthetic agents. Her research has received funding support from the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), Government of Ontario, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). 

Recent work

Jerath A, Austin PC, McCormack D, Wijeysundera DN. Impact of postoperative intensive care unit utilization on postoperative outcomes in adults undergoing major elective noncardiac surgery. J Clinical Anesthesia 2020 Jun; 62: 109707; doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2020.109707.

Jerath A, Austin PC, Ko DT, Wijeysundera HC, Fremes S, McComack D, Wijeysundera DN. Socioeconomic status and days alive and out of hospital after major noncardiac surgery: A population based cohort study. Anesthesiology 2020 Apr; 132: 713-22

Jerath A, Austin P, Wijeysundera DN. Days alive and out of hospital: Validation of a patient-centered outcome for perioperative Medicine. Anesthesiology 2019 Jul; 131(1):84-93

Jerath A, Laupacis A, Austin PC, Wunsch H, Wijeysundera DN. Intensive care utilization following major noncardiac surgical procedures in Ontario, Canada: a population-based study. Intensive Care Med 2018 Sep; 44(9): 1427-35.

Jerath A, Yang Q, Pang SK, Looby N, Reyes-Garces N, Vasilijevic T, Bojko B, Pawliszyn J, Wijeysundera D, Beattie WS, Yau T, WÄ…sowicz M. Tranexamic acid dosing for cardiac surgical patients with chronic renal dysfunction: A new dosing regimen. Anesth Analg. 2018 Dec;127(6):1323-133

Jerath A, Parotto M, Wasowicz M, Ferguson ND. Volatile Anesthetics: Is A New Player Emerging in Critical Care Sedation? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jun;193(11):1202-12.

Jerath A, Beattie SW, Chandy T, Karski J, Djaiani G, Rao V, Yau T, Wasowicz M. Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials Group. Volatile-based short term sedation in cardiac surgical patients: A prospective randomized controlled trial. Crit Care Med. 2015 May;43(5):1062-9.