Dr. Steve Lin is an emergency physician, trauma team leader, and scientist in the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael’s Hospital. He is an Associate Professor and clinician-scientist in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine with appointments at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, and the Institute of Medical Science at the University of Toronto. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physics at Ryerson University. Dr. Lin’s translational research program aims to improve resuscitation and outcomes in cardiac arrest patients. He is the Co-PI of the Canadian Sudden Cardiac Arrest Network ( and of the CIHR-funded Epinephrine Dose: Optimal Versus Standard Evaluation (EpiDOSE) randomized controlled trial (NCT03826524).

Dr. Lin is an Advanced Cardiac Life Support medical director and instructor at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, and is currently the medical director of the ACLS education program at Unity Health Toronto. He is an evidence reviewer for the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation and a chapter author for the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Emergency Physician and Trauma Team Leader, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor, Clinician-Scientist, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto