Dr. Lisa Fischer MD, FRCPC


Dr. Lisa Fischer MD, FRCPC
Director of Wellness and Assistant Professor


Dr. Lisa Fischer


Medical School

University of Ottawa 2007


University of Ottawa - FRCPC Emergency Medicine and Fellowship in Palliative Care, 2014

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Personal philosophy or quote:

"Leave this world a little better than you found it" Robert Baden-Powell


  • Fischer L, Hartwick M, Palliative Care in Non Malignant Diseases, Chapter 9: Palliative Care in Critically Ill Patients, Catholic University of Lisbon. 2018 [portuguese]
  • Lipinski M, Eagles D, Fischer L, Mielniczuk L, Stiell I., Heart Failure in the Emergency Department [accepted EMJ May 2018]
  • Fischer, L. Amazing and Awesome Rounds., Annals of Emergency Medicine, vol 69, Issue 5, p 655, May 2017
  • Hendin A, Fischer L, Perry JJ. Orthostatic Symptoms of Transient Ischemic Attack. CJEM. 2017 Mar;19(2):163-165.
  •  Fischer LM, Woo MY, Lee AC, Wiss R, Socransky S, Frank JR. Emergency medicine point-of-care ultrasonography: a national needs assessment of competencies for general and expert practice. Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014 Jan 1;16(0):1-15.

Fields of Interest

  • Integration of Palliative Care in the Emergency Department
  • The use of Point of Care Ultrasound in Palliative Care
  • Prehospital Palliative Care
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