Christopher B Fordyce MD MHS MSc FRCPC

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia
  • Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Vancouver General Hospital
  • Director, Cardiovascular Research, Vancouver General Hospital
  • Scientist, Cardiovascular Health Program, Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcomes Sciences
  • Health Professional-Investigator, Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
  • Primary research interests: cardiac critical care, including myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest, non-invasive testing for chronic coronary disease, antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation, clinical trials best practices
  • Chair, AHA Position Statement on Preventing Complications in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • Co-Chair, CCS Position Statement on Neuroprognostication following Cardiac Arrest
  • > 70 publications – selected publications (2019):

Dr. Christopher Fordyce is a Clinical Assistant Professor within the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia, Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Vancouver General Hospital, and a Scientist at the Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS). He completed a clinical research fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the Duke Clinical Research Institute, as well as further subspecialty training in Cardiac Critical Care at Duke University Hospital. His clinical and research interests lie predominately in cardiac critical care, including myocardial infarction and cardiac arrest, as well as non-invasive testing for stable coronary disease and antithrombotic therapy in atrial fibrillation. Following medical school at McGill University, he trained in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology at the University of British Columbia. He also completed the Program in Clinical Effectiveness at the Harvard School of Public Health and a Master’s of Health Science in Clinical Research through the Duke School of Medicine.

Key Publications in 2019:

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