Jennifer LY Tsang (she/her), MD, PhD, FRCPC, ABOM Diplomate
Physician Research Lead, Intensivist, Niagara Health; Physician Co-Lead, Critical Care Research Program, Niagara Health; Regional Deputy Research Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, McMaster University; Associate Professor of Medicine, McMaster University
Jennifer Tsang (she/her), MD, PhD, FRCPC, ABOM; is an adult critical care physician and the Physician Research Lead at Niagara Health; an Associated Professor in the Department of Medicine, McMaster University; and the Regional Deputy Research Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, McMaster University. She founded the Critical Care Research Program at Niagara Health, a program that was recognized by Health Standards Organization as a Leading Practice. She has over 45 peer-reviewed research publications and over $23 million in competitive grant funding as Principal Applicant and Co-Applicant. Her academic work focuses on health research transformation in Canada by increasing research capacity in community hospitals across Canada. She is active in expanding clinical trials to community hospitals and is co-investigator of over 20 multicentre clinical trials. She is the co-founder and co-chair of the Canadian Community ICU Research Network and the co-chair of the COVID-19 Network of Clinical Trials Networks Community Acute and Critical Care Working Group with the mandate to provide financial support and mentorship to community hospitals in developing research programs.