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Seth Gray

Title: Staff Physician, Cardiac Critical Care Unit, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Designations: MD
Phone: 416-813-6477
Email: seth.gray@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions: Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Biography

Dr. Gray received his Doctor of Medicine training at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He then went on to complete a Paediatric Residency and Paediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Afterwards, he moved to Toronto to complete a Paediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), during which he was the recipient of the Simon Abrahamson Award for outstanding academic achievement and performance in critical care.

He is a member of the Single Ventricle Team, the Critical Care Unit Cardiopulmonary Arrest Review Committee and serves on the hospital Resuscitation Oversight Committee.

His academic interests focus on the study of human factors, healthcare design and architecture, and quality improvement science to better understand the relationship between human factors, team performance, and the built environment on outcomes of critically ill children.

Research

Dr. Gray’s research interests focus on the study of human factors, healthcare design and architecture, and quality improvement science to better understand the relationship between human factors, team performance, and the built environment on outcomes of critically ill children.

Education and experience

  • 2008–2012: Doctor of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
  • 2012–2015: Internship and Residency in Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • 2015–2018: Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • 2018–2020: Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto – Postgraduate Medical Education, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2020–Present: Staff Physician, Cardiac CCU, Department of Critical Care Medicine

Publications

  1. Del Grippo E, Baskar S, Gray S, Osakwe O, Powell A, Anderson J, Spar D, Madsen N. A Standardized Cardiac Protocol for Pediatric Drug Ingestion Hospital Admissions. Pediatric Quality and Safety; 2019; 6(4), 1-6. Co-author.
  2. Tretter J, Tran V, Gray S, Ta H, Loomba R, O’Connor W, Spicer D, Cook A, Anderson R. Assessing the criteria for definition of perimembranous ventricular septal defects in light of the search for consensus. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases; 2019, 14(76), 1-10. Co-author.
  3. Bacon M, Gray SB, Schwartz SM, Cooper DS. Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Support in Special Patient Populations – The BiDirectional Glenn and Fontan Circulations. Front Pediat; 2018; 6(299), 1-5. Co-first author.
  4. Baskar S, Gray SB, Del Grippo EL, Osawke O, Powell A, Tretter JT. Cardiac morphology for the millennial cardiology fellow: Nomenclature and advances in morphologic imaging. Congenit Heart Dis; 2018; 13(5); 808-810. Co-author.
  5. Loomba RL, Gray SB, Flores S. Hemodynamic effects of ketamine in children with congenital heart disease and/or pulmonary hypertension. Congenit Heart Dis; 2018; 13(5); 646-654. Co-author.

Funding

SIGNS (Severe Illness Getting Noticed Sooner) for Kids
Development of a tool for caregivers and healthcare professions to recognize escalating illness in a child and seek appropriate care immediately. Developed by a national panel of experts from pediatric specialties and neonatology.

Supported by Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) and Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada (HIROC)

Role: Co-investigator, first author
Principal investigator: Dr. Christopher Parshuram

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