Dr. P. Richard Verbeek

Dr. P. Richard Verbeek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also a medical director at the Sunnybrook Centre for Prehospital Medicine where he provides oversight for the Toronto EMS Paramedic Program, the largest municipally based EMS service in Canada comprised of over 1000 paramedics. Dr. Verbeek is the past chair of the provincial Prehospital Medical Advisory Committee which is responsible for advising government on standards for paramedic care in Ontario. He has an academic interest in prehospital resuscitation and end-of-life care and has published widely in this field from the perspective of clinical care, program implementation and policy development.