Division of Emergency Medicine

Margaret Ackerman


Associate Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine,
Department of Medicine





Education and Professional Standing

  • MEd (Theory and Policy Studies, Higher Education), OISE/UT, 2000
  • FRCPC, Emergency Medicine, 1986
  • MD, McMaster University, 1978
  • MSc (Growth and Development), McMaster University, 1976
  • BSc (Honours Biology), McMaster University, 1974

Clinical and Academic Interests

Clinical Interests include the development and implementation of clinical care paths in the delivery of emergency care to reduce the possibly of error and increase the standardization and quality of care.

Educational Interests include the teaching ethics using the complex context of emergency medicine; faculty development in presentation skills, teaching in the emergency environment, effective use of teaching tools; planning curriculum and instruction and the examination of strategies for improving teaching and learning at the university level and practicing clinician.

Current Activities

As the Division Director for Emergency Medicine, Dept of Medicine, my goals are to develop a new organizational structure that integrates the expanding number and size of our educational activities in conjunction with the Division of Emergency Medicine, Dept of Family Medicine.