Eddy Lang

Dr. Eddy Lang




University of Calgary

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Office: +1 (403) 944-4584


Educational Background

B.S. Physiology, McGill University, 1986

Doctor of Medicine Medicine, McGill University, 1990


Eddy Lang is the Academic Department Head and a Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, and the Clinical Department Head for Emergency Medicine, Calgary Zone, Alberta Health Services. He is also a senior researcher at Alberta Health Services. He co-chaired the 2007 Academic Emergency Medicine Consensus Conference on Knowledge Translation which remains an ongoing interest.

Dr. Lang is a member of the GRADE working group at the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation. He has led the development of GRADE-based clinical practice guidelines in pre-hospital care in Canada and the US. Dr. Lang is also an award-winning educator having received recognition at both university, national and international levels.

He also serves as Senior Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, Associate Editor for ACP Journal Club and the International Journal of Emergency Medicine. He is also writes a quarterly column for the Calgary Herald on Evidence-Based Medicine.

He is the current Principal Investigator on two PRIHS projects with a Choosing Wisely connection: Improving the Stewardship of Diagnostic Imaging Resources in Alberta Emergency Departments, and Reassessment of Clinical Practices for Patients Presenting to the ED with Upper GI Bleed.