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Congratulations to Dr. Hilary Grocott on his appointment by the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Board as the new Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, for a 5-year term effective January 2014.

About Hilary Grocott

Grocott-07-521x690Dr. Grocott was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and obtained his medical education at the University of Saskatchewan, where he graduated with his Doctorate (MD) in 1990. He completed his anesthesia residency at the University of Manitoba in 1995 and continued with a fellowship program in cardiothoracic anesthesiology and research at Duke University in North Carolina. His experimental training in neurosciences was in the laboratory of Dr. David Warner at Duke University, a noted laboratory for the understanding of cerebral ischemia and anesthetic mechanisms of neuroprotection. In 1997, he was invited to join the faculty of Duke University as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and subsequently was promoted to full Professor with tenure in 2007.

Dr. Grocott recently relocated to the University of Manitoba in 2006, and holds the position of Professor in both the Departments of Anesthesia and Surgery. He concurrently continues to hold a position as Adjunct Professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University.

Dr. Grocott is also a practicing anesthesiologist, spending approximately 50% of his time in the operating room, caring for patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Through his continued collaboration with colleagues in the field of anesthesia and cardiac surgery, Dr. Grocott has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers and abstracts, as well as 13 textbook chapters in the area of cardiac anesthesia and surgery. Dr. Grocott is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences, and has also supervised numerous post-graduate trainees.

St. Boniface Hospital Research is now host to 3 prestigious International scientific journals:

  • Dr Hilary Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
  • Dr Naranjan Dhalla, Editor-in-Chief, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
  • Grant Pierce, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology

About the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

“Excellence in research and knowledge translation in anesthesia, pain, perioperative medicine, and critical care”

The Canadian Journal of Anesthesia is owned by the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society and is published by Springer Science + Business Media, LLM (New York). From the first year of publication in 1954, the international exposure of the Journal has broadened considerably, with articles now received from over 50 countries. The Journal is published monthly, and has an impact Factor (mean journal citation frequency) of 2.127 (in 2012). Article types consist of invited editorials, reports of original investigations (clinical and basic sciences articles), case reports/case series, review articles, systematic reviews, accredited continuing professional development (CPD) modules, and Letters to the Editor. The editorial content, according to the mission statement, spans the fields of anesthesia, acute and chronic pain, perioperative medicine and critical care. In addition, the Journal publishes practice guidelines and standards articles relevant to clinicians. Articles are published either in English or in French, according to the language of submission.