William Kenneth MilneChief, Professor | Exeter, Ontario
Dr. Ken Milne is the Chief of Staff at South Huron Hospital in Exeter, Ontario. He is an adjunct professor at Western University. Throughout his career, he has been an advocate in advancing the practice of rural medicine. He is currently Vice-Chair of the OMA Rural Section. He was recently recognized with the Rural Service Award from the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada in 2011. Last year he won the Canadian Association of Emergency Physician's (CAEP) teaching award and the Schulich Award for Excellence in Medical Education.
This was in recognition of Dr. Milne creating the Skeptics' Guide to Emergency Medicine (www.TheSGEM.com) project. This social media initiative uses a weekly blog and podcast to disseminate high-quality, clinically-relevant, evidenced based and patient centred information around the world for free. His passions are Rural EM research, EBM and medical education. Dr. Milne has been doing research for over 30 years. Many of these projects are being done with the Gateway Centre of Excellence in Rural Health.