Dr. David Sweet holds attending positions in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine and is the education director for the ICU at Vancouver General Hospital. David completed fellowship positions in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine and did extra training in transesophagelal echocardiography at the University of British Columbia. With his interests in Emergency Department management of Sepsis, he designed the VGH sepsis protocol and had it implemented in 2006. David has been the lead sepsis consultant for the Evidence to Excellence collaborative which has implemented sepsis protocols in emergency rooms throughout British Columbia. Additionally, David is the clinical lead (sepsis) for Clinical Care Management (CCM) initiated by the Ministry of Health. He continues to be a local educator and expert in the field of sepsis and septic shock management.