Dr. James Stempien

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External Research Associate University of Saskatchewan Key Interests: Health Line, ER referrals, and ER flow.

Dr. Stempien BSc, MD, CCFP EM, FCFP, CCPE started his medical career working in Canada’s north as a GP – Anaesthetist spending about a decade working in the Nunavut, the North West Territories and the Yukon. He also done extensive work overseas including working as a Flying Doctor in central Australia and with the Red Cross in Africa. He moved to Saskatoon in 2007 and has been the department head of Emergency Medicine for the Saskatoon Health Region since that time. He has completed his LEAN leader training and is involved in clinical quality improvement work and research.