Peter Dodek

Scientist, MD, M.HSc.

Dr. Peter Dodek is a faculty member in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC).

Research Interests

  • Patient safety in critical care—incidence, determinants, role of organizational culture and worker fatigue
  • Moral distress in ICU personnel—causes, consequences, solutions
  • Family satisfaction in critical care—role of organizational culture
  • Outcomes of critical care—role of organizational factors, age, sex, race
  • Clinical practice guidelines in critical care—development, implementation, and evaluation

He is also an intensive care physician within the Department of Medicine at St. Paul’s Hospital.

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He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (1978) and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Hospital (1981), and his fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (1984). He also completed a Master of Health Science in the Department of Health Care and Epidemiology at UBC (now the School of Population and Public Health) (1995).