Peter Dodek

Professor of Medicine
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Email Address 
Mailing Address 
1081 Burrard Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z1Y6


Academic Appointment 
Other Areas of Research 
Critical Care Medicine

Peter Dodek, MD (Toronto), MHSc (British Columbia) is an Intensivist and Chair of the Critical Care Working Group within the Center for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver and a Professor of Medicine at the University of B.C.  He teaches internal medicine, critical care medicine, and quality management in health care to undergraduates, postgraduates, and practising physicians.  Dr. Dodek’s recent research interests include determinants of family satisfaction, patient safety, and organizational culture in critical care.  In 2010, Dr. Dodek was awarded a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the relationship between moral distress in health care workers and patient safety in intensive care units.  In addition, he is currently a co-investigator and site investigator on several other CIHR-funded clinical trials in critical care and an advisor to the Critical Care Working Group of the B.C. Ministry of Health.

Current Projects 

The Relationship Between Moral Distress and Patient Safety in Critical Care.