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Allan Shefrin
Investigator, CHEO Research Institute
Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine, CHEO
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine
613-737-7600 Ext. 3963
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Dr Shefrin’s interest in simulation and point of care ultrasound is reflected in his involvement as the Division Lead for CHEO’s Point of Care Ultrasound Program and as a Simulation Educator with CHEO’s outreach program.
Dr. Shefrin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Ottawa. He specializes in point of care ultrasound in the Emergency department, medical simulation and procedural skills training. He has published in a wide range of areas including asthma, simulation training, and patient satisfaction.
Sample Publications:
Shefrin A, Varshney T. Identifying skull fractures in young children. CMAJ 2016; 188(5):369

Shefrin AE, Khazei A, Hung GR, Odendal LT, Cheng A. The TACTIC: Development and validation of the Tool for Assessing Chest Tube Insertion Competency. CJEM 2014; 16(1) 32-39
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