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The health and safety of our attendees and communities is our top priority. The ongoing global coronavirus crises and uncertainty related to vaccine distribution and travel has convinced us that a virtual congress is the only prudent way to proceed.

Committee Members


Frederick D'Aragon

Universite de Sherbrooke

Frederick D'Aragon holds a bachelor degree in nursing (critical care) and obtained is medical degree from the Université© de Sherbrooke in 2007 followed by a postgraduate training in Anesthesiology (Université© Sherbrooke, 2012). He completed a critical care fellowship (2012-2014) and Master in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University (2014-2016). In 2015, he was awarded the Deltweiler Award from the Royal College of Physicians of Canada to complete a Master in organ donation and procurement from the University of Barcelona, Spain (2016). He is assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the Université© de Sherbrooke (Canada); he practices anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke.

Dr D'Aragon is a career scientist and holds a career award from the Fonds en recherche du Quebec-Sante. His research interests focused on deceased donor management and key questions related to ICU interventions (e.g. transfusion medicine, mechanical ventilation, early mobilization).