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Wednesday, March 11, 2015


Canadian ICU Collaborative Faculty and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Guest Speakers:

  • L. John Hoffer, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Dr Hoffer is a Professor of Medicine at McGill University. He is an attending physician in the Divisions of Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, and co-attending physician on the Nutritional Support Service at the Jewish General Hospital. Dr Hoffer dedicates most of his time to research at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research. His current funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research supports his studies on human protein and amino acid metabolism and homocysteine metabolism in chronic renal failure.


  • Bruce Harries, Collaborative Director, Canadian ICU Collaborative
  • Paule Bernier, Clinical Dietician, Critical Care Team, Jewish General Hospital, Présidente, Ordre professionnel des diététistes du Québec


  1. To understand the current evidence on ICU nutrition.
  2. To translate this evidence into practice for energy.
  3. To translate this evidence into practice for macronutrients.