Dr. Fan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada.
From a clinical perspective, he is an attending physician in the intensive care unit at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital and is the Medical Director of the Extracorporeal Life Support program at the Toronto General Hospital.Dr. Fan received his MD degree from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada, and completed both his residency in internal medicine and his fellowship in critical care medicine at the University of Toronto. He obtained his PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. His current research interests are focused on advanced life support for acute respiratory failure and patient outcomes from critical illness. These include investigations on the epidemiology and use of mechanical ventilation and extracorporeal life support in patients with ARDS, as well as on the development of ICU-acquired weakness, early rehabilitation in ICU patients, and long-term outcomes in survivors of critical illness.