Martin Kuuskne

Curriculum Vitae

Martin Kuuskne


September 2016 - Current

William Osler Health System (WHOHS)

Brampton, Ontario

Emergency Medicine Physician –Locum Tenes

April 2016 - Current

Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

Toronto, Ontario

Sports Medicine Physician –Boxing Ringside Physician

September 2016 - May 2018

University Health Network (UHN)

Toronto, Ontario

Emergency Medicine Physician –Clinical Associate

July 2011 - July 2016

McGill University Health Centre

Montreal, Quebec

Emergency Medicine Resident

July 2006 - September 2006

The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences

Toronto, Ontario

Educational Program Manager



Emergency Medicine Residency Program PGY5

McGill University. Faculty of Medicine. Montreal, Québec.
July 2011 –July 2016


Doctor of Medicine

DeGroote School of Medicine.McMaster University. Faculty of Health Sciences. Hamilton, Ontario.
September 2008 –April 2011


Bachelors of Health Science

McMaster University. Faculty of Health Sciences. Hamilton, Ontario.
September 2005 –April 2008

Research Projects, Grants, Publications & Conference Presentations

Lecturer; 2nd Royal Hospital International Conference; Emergency Department Management of Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage –Muscat, Oman.

April 2019

McEwen J, Borreman S, Caudle J, Chan T, Chochinov A, Christenson J, Currie T, Fuller B, Howlett M, Koczerginski J, Kuuskne M, Lim R, McLeod B, Pageau P, Paraskevopoulos C, Rosenblum R, Stiell I. Position Statementon Emergency Medicine Definitions from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians.CJEM Volume 20 Issue 4


McGill Emergency Medicine Resident Research Grant Competition Winner 


Kuuskne M, Sherbino J, BanjiF. Curriculum Mapping for the Instructional Method of Emergency Medicine Simulation Training: A Resident Learners’ Perspective

June 2016

Kuuskne M, Sheridan M, Bank I, Stern E. The use of in-situ simulation of a pediatric resuscitation scenario in a dedicated adult emergency department for quality assurance and improvement.

May 2016

Kuuskne M.McGill emergency medicine simulation olympics: a unique combination of simulated team-based resuscitation scenarios and procedural skills stations as an educational event.

June 2016

Stiell I, Artz J, Chistenson J, Sherbino J, Perry J, Meckler G, McEwen J, Magee K, Foote J, Woods R, Lang E, Morrison L, Klein V, Mensour M, Field S, Chung B, Lim B, Ducharme J, Kuuskne M. An Environmental Scan of Adult Academic Emergency Medicine at the 17 Canadian Medical Schools: why Does this Matter to Emergency Physicians?

July 2016

Botnaru T, Bova C, Artz J, Kuuskne M. CAEP Resident’ Section: A Unified Voice for Canadian Emergency Medicine Trainees. CJEM

March 2016

Abstract and Poster–Kuuskne M, Choi W, Wang J, Laviguer O, Stern E. ResusHour: a portable, resident-led, resuscitation-based simulation curriculum. CAEP 2015

June 2015

Abstract and Poster–Caners K, Kuuskne M, Sherbino J. EMSimcases: a national, collaborative, peer-reviewed, free, online EM simulation case database. CAEP 2015

June 2015

McGill Equipment fund Grant Recipient

2014 - 2015

“Emergency Department Functioning Patient Education Project” –Grant awarded by the MUHC Patient Education Committee.

April 2014

Kuuskne M, Dankoff J. Oral Rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism; are we ready? CJEM 2013;15(03)PMID: 24626121

March 2014

Turner J, Kuuskne M, Mohindra R, Choi W. Insitu learning with iPad/iPhone –A High Stress Emergency Medicine Resident Program. CANHEIT. Ottawa, Ontario. Presenter &PanelDiscussant

June 2013

Abstract and Poster-Hayward M, Marshall T, Welsford M, Eby R, Ha M,Pardhan A, Fan J, Sherbino J, Upadhye S, Niglas M, Kuuskne M, Healey A.Ultrasound technologist impression versus radiologist final report for ultrasounds ordered from the emergency department: are there discrepancies? CAEP 2011.

June 2011

Regional Medical Association Scholarship Grant for involvement in research project –“Communication Between Emergency Physicians and Paramedics: Aqualitative observational study.” Data Collection.Hamilton, Ontario.

September 2011

Licenses and Certifications

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

2015 - Current

Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)

2013 - Current

Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)

2012 - Current

Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society (CEUS) –Independent Practitioner (IP)

2012 - Current

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

2011 - Current

Program Planning and Development

2017 - Current

William Osler Health System Emergency Department Simulation

Program – Program developer and Instructor

2017 - 2018

University Health Network Emergency Department SimulationProgram

Program – Program developer and Instructor

2013 - 2016

ResusHour – McGill University Emergency Medicine Residency

Program – Simulation Program developer and Coordinator

November 2015

Emergency Medicine Simulation Olympics -Arnold and Blema

Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre. Course Developer

November 2013

A Practical Course in Emergency Medicine (APCEM)

Montreal CME Critical Care Simulation Course Developer

Program Committee Roles

June 2014 - May 2015

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

President of Resident Section & Board of Directors Member

June 2012 - May 2014

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

VP Public Affairs –Resident Section

Program Committee Roles

June 2014 - May 2015

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

President of Resident Section & Board of Directors Member

June 2012 - May 2014

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

VP Public Affairs –Resident Section

Professional Society Membership

2011 - Current

Canadian Medical Association (CMA)

2011 - Current

Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)

2009 - Current

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)

2011 - Current

Fédération Médecins Résidents Québec (FMRQ)

Professional Society Membership

April 2009 - April 2010

MedCamp: An Initiative Between First Year Medical and High School Students

Halton Region, Ontario

March 2006 - April 2006

ACORN – Hurricane Katrina Rebuilding Project

New Orleans, Louisiana – Team Organizer

May 2004 - August 2004


Toronto General Hospital – Fundraising Organizer

September 2003 - July 2004

In the Driver’s Seat

Toronto, Ontario. – President

Awards and Honours


Fédération des Médcines Résidents du Québec:Excelsior Award 2015

For involvement in resident education


CAEP Simulation Olympics

Semifinalist, Team Leader


Clinical Pathologic Case (CPC) Presentation

Competition Winner. McGill Emergency Medicine Program

September 2006 - April 2008

McMaster Dean’s Honor List with Distinction

April 2007

McMaster University Senate Scholarship

For Academic Accomplishment

April 2006

McMaster Honour Award Lv 1

For Academic Accomplishment

September 2005

Canadian Millennium Scholarship

June 2005

Ontario Scholar

Ontario Ministry of Education