Clinical Lead, Sepsis
David Sweet joined the Council in January 2011 as its Sepsis Clinical Lead. He is a physician and has completed fellowship positions in both Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at the University of British Columbia and currently holds attending positions in both specialties at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and Surrey Memorial Hospital. David’s interest in Emergency Department management of sepsis led him to design the VGH sepsis protocol, which was implemented in 2006.
Additionally, he is the lead sepsis consultant for the Evidence to Excellence collaborative, which has implemented sepsis protocols in emergency rooms throughout British Columbia. He continues to be a local educator and expert in the field of sepsis and septic shock management.