Dr. Vaillancourt obtained his MD from University of Montreal in 1994, completed his Royal College training in Emergency Medicine at McGill in 1999, and completed a Masters degree in Epidemiology at University of Ottawa in 2003. He currently holds the position of Full Professor with the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, and of Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He is cross-appointed with the School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventative Medicine, and is a member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. He was awarded a Research Chair in Emergency Cardiac Resuscitation by the University of Ottawa, and is an Associate Medical Director for the Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario. His research program focuses on prehospital care, specifically improving the care and survival for cardiac arrest and trauma victims. He is a Co-Principal Investigator and Past-Chair of the Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (CanROC), a National network of cardiac arrest and trauma research centers.
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