Thomas Stelfox

Professor

Department of Critical Care Medicine



About

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Health Services Research
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Transitions of Care

Biography

Dr. Tom Stelfox is Professor and Department Head of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone. He received his M.D. from the University of Alberta, Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Toronto, Ph.D. in Health Care Policy at Harvard University and Critical Care Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. His research program focuses on the application of health services research methods to evaluate and improve the quality of health care delivery to critically ill patients. His research activities include developing quality indicators; developing strategies to improve continuity of patient care across the care continuum; and improving the translation of scientific evidence into clinical practice. He has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications with 10,000+ citations and has received more than $16 million in funding as principal or co-principal applicant and more than $55 million in network and training grants as co-applicant. The findings from his work have impacted health policy and patient care.