Dr. Heather Murray is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University and holds a cross-appointment in the Department of Public Health Sciences. She is a practicing emergency physician in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She has authored a number of peer-reviewed scientific papers, book chapters, editorials and commentaries in several areas of research including skin and soft tissue infections, procedural sedation and the development of ED-based clinical decision rules. Recent research activities have focused on identifying effective methods for teaching research, and the role of social media in evidence-based knowledge translation.

She is a Director at the Queen’s School of Medicine, and the Evidence-Based Medicine lead for the School of Medicine. Nationally, she is an editor for the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, and has served as an Emergency Medicine examiner with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards including the 2013 CAME (Canadian Association of Medical Education) Certificate of Merit, the inaugural 2015 Queen’s University Principal’s Award in Curriculum Development and the 2016 Faculty of Health Sciences Top Educator Award.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)
  • Research (Methodology, Funding)
  • Mentorship