H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Dr. Michael O'Connor reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. O'Connor is a professor and former Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen's University in Ontario. He is a former chair of the Specialty Training Committee (Emergency Medicine) for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. O'Connor serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Medicine and the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. He was recently appointed as the Medical Director of the National Office—Health Emergency Response Team—for the Public Health Agency in Canada.
Dr. O'Connor is actively involved in teaching and development of educational materials at Queen's University. He is a regular presenter, educator, and invited speaker at a variety of professional meetings and conferences.
- Fellowship: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Emergency Medicine—1984
Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed
Dr. O'Connor reviews emergency medicine and symptom topics for Healthwise.
- MD: Queen's University, ON, 1978
- Residency in Emergency Medicine: Queen's University, ON, 1978–1981
- MMEd: University of Dundee, Scotland, 1990
- Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen's University, ON, 1997–present
- Former Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen's University, ON
- Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians
- Canadian Medical Association
- Ontario Medical Association
- Trauma Association of Canada
- Kuzak N, O'Connor HM, Pickett W, O'Brien T, Reid K, Pearson M (2001). Impact of a triage system on prison injuries presenting to the emergency department. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, 3: 199–204.
- Poenaru D, Morales D, Richards A, O'Connor M (1997). Running an objective structured clinical examination on a shoestring budget. American Journal of Surgery, 173: 538–541.
- O'Connor M (1995). The evaluation of psychomotor skills. In Evaluation Methods: A Resource Handbook. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University Program for Faculty Development.