Margaret S. Herridge MSc MD FRCPC MPH is Professor of Medicine, Critical Care and Respiratory Medicine at the Toronto General Hospital/University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Her research interests include 5-year outcomes after the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), 1-year outcomes after the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and 7 day ventilated critically ill patients and their family caregivers. Since 2007, and in collaboration with the Canadian Critical Care Trials group (CCCTG), she has been the co-PI of the multi-phase national RECOVER Program that is developing a patient- and family-centred rehabilitation intervention after critical illness and a national educational program about ICU outcomes. She has published editorials and 2 landmark papers on outcomes after ARDS in the New England Journal of Medicine and is a frequent international speaker on Outcomes after critical illness.
In addition to board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary, and critical caremedicine, she completed her epidemiology training at the Channing laboratory in Boston, Massachusetts and has a Masters degree in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.