Seminar Series: Ian Ball

Date: Friday, October 02
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Online Via Zoom
Meeting ID: 959 1396 2951
Passcode: 255359


"The Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of the Deceased Organ Donor: A Practical Review of Guideline Methodology"

Major Ian Ball MD MSc FRCPC

Associate Professor, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor, Office of Academic Military Medicine, Western University
Associate Scientist, Lawson Health Research Institute
Major, Canadian Armed Forces, One Canadian Field Hospital Detachmen
Director, Critical Care Western Resident Research Program

Short Bio:
Ian Ball completed medical school, his Emergency Medicine residency, and his Critical Care fellowship at Western University before pursuing his fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Toronto. 

Ian Ball attended the University of Ottawa for his Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology under the supervision of Drs. Ian Stiell and George Wells.  His thesis was the derivation and validation of clinical prediction rules for mortality in critically ill elderly Canadians.

Ian Ball was a faculty member at Queen’s University from 2008-2014 with appointments in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Pharmacology and Toxicology. 

In 2014, Ian Ball returned to Western University to develop his research programs in trauma, end of life care and organ donation. 

He is currently a consultant intensivist in the Critical Care Trauma Centre at Victoria Hospital, a trauma services consultant, and a staff toxicologist for the LHSC bedside toxicology consult service.   

Administratively, he is the Chair of Critical Care Western Research, the Director of Critical Care Western’s Resident Research Program, the Critical Care Lead for Southwest Ontario and the Ontario West Lead for Critical Care in the Covid Pandemic. 

Ian Ball joined the Canadian Armed Forces in December, 2019 and serves as a Major with the First Canadian Field Hospital Detachment.