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Dr. Michael Detsky


Physician, Critical Care, Mount Sinai Hospital

Site research lead, Sinai Health System
Co-director, Critical Care Oncological Investigative Network (COIN)

Michael was born in Boston and raised in Toronto. He completed his medical school at the University of Toronto followed by his internal medicine and adult critical care training residencies, also at the University of Toronto.


He pursued his research training at the University of Pennsylvania, completing a Master’s of Health Policy and Research. He enjoys spending his free time with his friends and family. He lives in Toronto with his wife and 2 children.


He is an avid sports fan and longs for the day that his Toronto teams experience the same success that his beloved New England Patriots have enjoyed throughout much of his adult life.


Areas of academic focus

  • Medical decision making

  • Prognostication

  • End of life care

  • Behavioural economics

  • ICU transfers

  • Oncology in the critically ill


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