James Paul portrait

Welcome to the Department of Anesthesia within the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University. The department has experienced steady growth over the last 10 years and is currently comprised of 34 full-time faculty and 165 part-time faculty.

Our major strength is people and several members of the department are in significant leadership roles within the hospitals and academic programs. Our hospital partners include Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare locally, but we also reach out into the community through the Waterloo Regional Campus and the Niagara Regional Campus.

- Dr. James Paul, Professor & Chair



The Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture

Mark your calendar for this online event for the 9th Annual Chanchlani Global Health Research Award & Lecture and a celebration of International Women's Day.

This year's award will be presented to Dr. Nadine Caron.
Canada’s first female First Nations general surgeon, Dr. Nadine Caron is the founding First Nations Health Authority Chair (FNHA) in Cancer and Wellness at the University of British Columbia, where she also serves as co-director of the university's Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health (CEIH). Her main focus is Aboriginal Health and Canadian health policy and her work advocates for the needs and voices of northern, rural and Indigenous populations in Canada.

Additional event speakers include:

Dr. Zena Samaan - Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University
Dr. Harriet MacMillan -  Chedoke Health Chair in Child Psychiatry, McMaster University
Dr. Claudia Emerson - Director and Associate Professor, Institute on Ethics & Policy for Innovation, McMaster University