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Blair Bigham, MD, MSc, EMT-P

After a decade working as a helicopter paramedic, Blair Bigham, MD, MSc, EMT-P, completed medical school in Ontario, Canada, where he is now a resident physician in the emergency department. After completing his Masters of Science at the University of Toronto, Blair worked as an associate scientist at St Michael’s Hospital in the fields of resuscitation science, knowledge translation and patient safety. He has authored over 30 scientific articles, led major national projects to advance prehospital research and participated in multiple collaboratives, including the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. He has taught and mentored clinical and academic paramedics and loves his new role teaching medical students. He serves as a volunteer on the board of directors for the MedicAlert Foundation of Canada and is a task force member for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. Blair has signed his organ donor card; have you? E-mail him at  blair.bigham@medportal.ca; follow on Twitter @BlairBigham.

Blair Bigham
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Every year, three EMS experts take to the stage at the National Association of EMS Physicians annual conference to sum up the top five research articles of the previous year. Their goal? Identify…
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