DR. LUCAS CHARTIER

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Lucas Chartier is an attending physician in the emergency department of the University Health Network, where he is the Deputy Medical Director, as well as the Director of Quality and Innovation and the co-chair of the ED QI Committee

Dr. Chartier completed his medical training at McGill University in Montreal, before coming to Toronto to complete the FRCPC residency program in Emergency Medicine at UofT. In 2013, he completed the Harvard School of Public Health MPH program, with a focus on quality improvement (QI) and patient safety.

Dr. Chartier’s academic interests reside in QI, patient safety, patient flow and innovation. He is currently involved in diverse multidisciplinary projects in the emergency department and beyond, and hopes to contribute to the improvement of our increasingly complex health care system.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Quality Improvement

  • Innovation

  • Patient Flow

  • Patient Safety

  • ED Administration

  • Leadership

  • Health Policy

  • Health Services

TOP CITATIONS

CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

PRESENTATIONS

Dr. Chartier has given over 100 invited talks across the country and the globe on the topics of QI and PS. The topics he has covered have ranged from specific QI projects completed at UHN, to developing the capacity of QI and quality culture in emergency departments, as well as return visits to the emergency department (including the Ontario Return Visit Quality Program), resource appropriateness (including the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign), and leadership. If you would like to hear more about these, contact him at lucas.chartier@uhn.ca.

Read more about Dr. Chartier’s research here: 

Pubmed profile: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=chartier+lucas

ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lucas_Chartier

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