Ronald D. Gottesman, MDCM, FRCPC, FAAP, FCCM, Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Specialist Certificate of the College of Physicians of Quebec (Critical Care Medicine). Founder's Designation (Critical Care Medicine), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Specialist Certificate of the College of Physicians of Quebec
Fun fact about me 

I'm a photography enthusiast

I love working with children and their families because 
children are full of limitless potential...

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

International Medical Educators Exchange Program McGill University 25 Year Recognition Award Faculty of Medicine Honour List for Excellence and Outstanding Contribution in Medical Education , McGill University Certificate of Merit in Medical Education Award – CAME (Canadian Association of Medical Education)

Academic appointments 

Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine; Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Other appointments 

Chairman-elect, Critical Care Medicine Specialty Committee (Adult and Pediatric) , Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Executive Committee, Canadian Critical Care Trials Group Fellowship Affairs Regional Advisory Council(Quebec), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Education

University 

Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; Bachelor of Science (1978), Major: Microbiology and Immunology, McGill University

Medical Degree 

M.D., C.M., (1982), McGill University

Residency 

1982 1985: Pediatric Residency PGY1 PGY3, Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University

Fellowship(s) 

1985 1987: Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, and University of Southern California

Research

Research interests 

Medical Education Technology-enhanced Instruction Simulation Critical Care clinical trials Computer Decision Support

Selected publications 

1.Bhanji, F., Gottesman, R., de Grave, W., Steinert, Y.,Winer, L.: "The Retrospective Pre-Post: A Practical Method to Evaluate Learning from an Educational Program", AcadEmergMed 2012 19(2) 189-94

2.Alkandari, O., Eddington, K., Gottesman, R., Zappitelli, M., et al: "Acute Kidney Injury is an Independent Risk Factor for Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Mortality, Longer Length of Stay and Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation in Critically ill Children: a Two-centre Retrospective Cohort Study", Crit Care. 2011 Jun 10;15(3):R146

3.Bhanji, F., Gottesman, R., de Grave, W., Steinert, Y.,Winer, L.: "Pediatric Resuscitation Training - Do Medical Students Believe that it Should be a Mandatory Component of the Curriculum? "Resuscitation. 2011 May; 82(5):584-7