Dr. Christopher Yarnell
Attending Physician, Toronto General Hospital
MD, FRCPC, Internal Medicine/Critical Care Medicine
PhD student, IHPME, University of Toronto
Eliot Phillipson Clinician Scientist Training Program, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. Yarnell is an intensivist interested in improving management of critically ill patients with a focus on treating respiratory failure using Bayesian methods, adaptive trials, and machine learning. His medical training in Toronto included a focus in internal medicine and critical care medicine. Before shifting to medicine, he completed an undergraduate degree in mathematics. He is a PhD student at the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Other research interests include motor vehicle trauma, causal inference from observational data in critical care medicine, and the impact of the social determinants of health on critical illness and end-of-life care.
Area of Academic Focus
Respiratory failure, Bayesian methods, adaptive clinical trials, end-of-life care, social determinants of health in critical illness