Chief, Department of Anesthesiology, Montreal Heart Institute
Dr. Deschamps has been an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at Université de Montréal since 2006. An active member in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Montreal Heart Institute (MHI), Dr. Deschamps has also served as Director of the Anesthesia Research Group at the MHI since 2010. His doctoral thesis on the role of the autonomic nervous system on the control of venous return and cardiac output earned him a Governor General’s Academic Medal (Gold) from McGill University. After graduating with a medical degree from Université de Montréal in 1996, he received <p >specialty certification in anesthesiology from McGill University in 2001. A Research Scholar of the Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Santé since 2003, he has written many scientific publications and book chapters on the role of the autonomic nervous system and cerebral and multisystem protection during heart surgery.
Autonomic nervous system
Control of venous return
Cerebral perfusion and protection
Variability of arterial blood pressure
Right ventricular failure
Heart rate variability
2010 : Honorary degree for contributing to society, Cégep de Trois-Rivières.
2005 : CanMEDS “Scholar” award, Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University
2003 : Deirdre M.M. Gillies Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University
2000-2001 : Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology, McGill University
2000 : Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Resident Competition, 2nd place
1992 : Governor General’s Academic Medal (Gold), Doctorate, McGill University
1991 : Dean's Honour List, Faculty of Science, Doctorate, McGill University