Dr. Shahbaz Syed
Dr. Shahbaz Syed
Assistant Director of Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination Program
Assistant Professor


EM206 - 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Y4E9


Medical school

  • University of Calgary, 2012


  • Emergency Medicine, fellowship in Digital Scholarship

Formal roles in the department

  • Involved in knowledge translation through social media and digital scholarship.


  • Syed S, Gatien M, Perry JJ, Chaudry H, Kim SM, Kwong K, Mukarram M, Thiruganasambandamoorthy V. 2007. Prospective validation of a clinical decision rule to identify patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain who can safely be removed from cardiac monitoring. CMAJ. 30;189(4)
  • Syed, S., Wang, D., Goulard, D., Richt, T., Innes, G., Lang, E. Computer order entry systems in the emergency department significantly reduce the time to medication delivery for high acuity patients. 2012. International Journal of Emergency Medicine. July 5;6(1):20


  • Department of Emergency Medicine Resident teacher of the year award (2016)
  • CIHR Resident Research Award (2015)
  • CAEP Top resident abstract research award (2015)
  • Department of Emergency Medicine top Resident research project award (2015)

Research interests

  • Rational resource utilization
  • Application of evidence based medicine
  • Role of decision rules on monitoring cardiac patients