MD, MPH, FRCPC
Dr. Dan McIsaac is an anesthesiologist and scientist focused on improving the care and outcomes of high risk surgical patients. Following his MD at Dalhousie University, Dan completed his anesthesiology residency at the University of Ottawa, a Masters in Public Health at Harvard University's TH Chan School of Public Health and a Health Systems Research Fellowship at ICES. As a clinician at The Ottawa Hospital, a Scientist at ICES and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Public Health and Epidemiology at uOttawa, Dan leads the Aging Innovations in perioperative Medicine and Surgery (AIMS) research team. His team focuses on patient- and health system-focused research that integrates data science, patient oriented research and clinical trials to develop and evaluate innovative interventions that improve outcomes and provide value. Dan is currently leading three CIHR-funded studies addressing recovery trajectories for older surgical patients, prehabilitation for surgical patients with frailty and safety in analgesia strategies for hip fracture patients.