DR. ERIN O'CONNOR
EMERGENCY MEDICINE BIOGRAPHY
Dr. Erin O’Connor is an attending Emergency Physician at the University Health Network. Dr. O’Connor attended medical school at Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario and completed residency in the FRCPC Emergency Medicine program at the University of Ottawa. During her residency she completed a one year fellowship in Palliative Medicine at the University of Ottawa.
Dr. O’Connor has research interests in Palliative Care and Geriatric Medicine in the Emergency Department. She is currently working with Pallium Canada to develop a curriculum to teach Emergency Medicine Physicians and EMS providers essential palliative care skills. Previous research work has been in the area of patient safety and Emergency Department crowding.
Baia Medeiros DT, Hahn-Goldberg S, O’Connor E, Aleman DM. Analysis of emergency department length of stay for mental health visits: A case study of a Canadian academic hospital. CJEM 2018:1-10
O’Connor E, Gatien M, Weir C, Calder L. Evaluating the effect of emergency department crowding on triage destination. Int J Emerg Med. 2014 Apr 28;7:16.