Dr. Beckett, a trauma surgeon and critical care physician, joins us from McGill University Health Centre’s trauma program, where he was an assistant professor of surgery.
Dr. Beckett is a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Royal Canadian Medical Service, having served multiple military missions overseas. He has spent nearly two decades in the Canadian Forces, first as a paramedic and then as a trauma surgeon.
He holds active positions in the Canadian Armed Forces, including Chief of General Surgery, Trauma Advisor to the Surgeons. General and a Senior Advisor on the Canadian Forces Health Services’ blood program.
Dr. Beckett has a master’s in clinical epidemiology from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Critical Care fellowship program. He has research interests in massive transfusion and is looking forward to furthering his research in freeze-dried plasma at Unity Health Toronto.