Thomas Roston, MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinician-Scientist, UBC, SPH and VGH

  • Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinician-Scientist, UBC, SPH and VGH
  • 2022 UBC CIHR/CSCI Resident Research Manuscript Prize Winner, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • 2021 and 2022 1st Place, Clinician-Investigator Program Research Day, UBC Faculty of Medicine
  • 2022 Best Subspecialty Fellow Teacher, UBC Cardiology Residency Program
  • 2020 George Mines Travelling Fellow in Electrophysiology, CHRS/CCS, Harvard & UBC
  • 2020 Friedman Scholar, UBC & Harvard
  • 2018 AHA Early Career Investigator Award
  • Clinical Fellow in Critical Care, University of Alberta (2021-2022)
  • Certified ECMO Specialist (2022)
  • Clinical and Research Fellow in Cardiovascular Genetics, Harvard Medical School (2020-2021)
  • PhD in Medicine (Arrhythmia Genetics), University of Alberta (2016-2020)
  • >60 peer-reviewed manuscripts

Dr. Thomas Roston is a cardiologist and clinician-scientist at St. Paul’s Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital. He received an MD from the University of British Columbia, followed by residencies in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, during which time he twice served as chief resident. He also obtained a PhD from the University of Alberta focused on inherited heart disease, and completed the UBC Clinician Investigator Program. He has additional fellowship training from Harvard Medical School in Cardiovascular Genetics, and from the University of Alberta in Cardiac Critical Care. Dr. Roston’s research is focused on cardiac genetics, heart disease in the young, and critical care cardiology.

Key Publications

CCI is an inclusive centre with multidisciplinary membership for all cardiovascular investigators in BC