David Messenger, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FCCP - Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

David Messenger, BSc, MD, FRCPC, FCCP - Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Dr. David Messenger reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Messenger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Program at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Education and Training

MD: Queens University, Kingston, ON, 2002

Residency in Emergency Medicine: Queens University, Kingston, ON, 2002–2007

Residency in Critical Care Medicine: Queens University, Kingston, ON, 2006–2008

Certifications

Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Critical Care Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Academic Appointments

Queens University, Kingston, ON:

  • Deputy Chair and Residency Program Director, Critical Care Program, 2011–present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Program, 2008–present
  • Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2007–2008

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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