Dr. Lisa Thurgur MD, MSc, FRCPC


Dr. Lisa Thurgur MD, MSc, FRCPC
Program Director of FRCP-EM Residency Program and Assistant Professor



Medical School

  • University of Calgary, 2002


  • RCPSC Emergency Medicine, with RCPSC Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Specialty


  • Whatley I, Ilyas F, Thurgur L, Klaiman M. Prevalence of hazardous drinking varies between socioeconomic groups in an urban academic emergency department. Poster. Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Meeting, Ottawa. June 2014.
  • Thurgur L, Singh JM, and Thompson, MA. Non-Radioactive Cesium Toxicity: A case of treatment using Prussian Blue. Poster. North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Francisco, California. September, 2006.
  • Thurgur L, Bandiera G, Lee S, and Tiberius R. What Do Emergency Medicine Learners Want from Their Teachers? A Multicenter Focus Group Analysis. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2005 12(9).
  • Bandiera GW, Thurgur L, Lee S, Tiberius R. What Emergency Medicine learners wish their teachers knew. Clinical and Investigative medicine. 2004; 27(4):201.
  • Thurgur (Wiley) L, Robinson J, Reid D, Shkurhan G, David G, Cootts K and McKenzie D. Effects of two entrainment patterns on performance of female novice rowers. Sports Medicine, Training and Rehabilitation. 2001 Vol 10(1):29-37


  • PGY 1 Teacher of the Year Award, University of Ottawa, 2013/2014
  • Anna Jarvis Award for Teaching Excellence in Emergency Medicine University of Toronto, 2012/2013; 2011/2012; 2010/2011 - nominee
  • Outstanding Clinical Teacher Award in Emergency Medicine University of Toronto, 2011/2012 - nominee
  • Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Education Teaching Award University of Toronto, 2008/2009 - nominee

Fields of Interest

  • CAEP Toxicology
  • clinical toxicology
  • emergency medicine
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