PROGRAM HEAD – EMERGENCY MEDICINE, MD, M.HSC.
Dr. Frank Scheuermeyer completed medical school at the University of Alberta, residency training at the University of British Columbia, and is an emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital and Mount St. Joseph’s Hospital.
- Cardiovascular emergencies
- Emergency addictions services
He collaborates with cardiologists and radiologists to study the safe and efficient management of emergency department patients with acute chest pain and cardiac arrhythmias.
He is also interested in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. He works with addictions and public health specialists to investigate prehospital and emergency treatment of patients with substance use issues. He serves on the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Research Committee, reviews for many medical journals, and is a member of the editorial board of Annals of Emergency Medicine.
- Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
- Interim Research Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, UBC
- Director of Research, St Paul’s Hospital Emergency DepartmentInnovation Program Lead, BC
- Emergency Medicine Network
- Study raises concerns sick British Columbians aren’t calling 911 out of COVID-19 fears (Global News, April 2021)
- Electrical-first cardioversion strategy for AFib results in shorter ED length of stay (The Medical News, September 2019)
- Afib Of The Night – Chemical Vs. Electrical First Cardioversion (The Skeptics Guide to EM, September 2019)