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Jordan Chenkin
Jordan Chenkin

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room AG 245
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 67207
Fax: 416-480-4704

Administrative Assistant: Paola Tiveron
Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 64037


  • B.Sc., 2000, biochemistry, McMaster University, Canada
  • MD, 2004, Queen’s University, Canada
  • M.Ed., 2008, University of Toronto, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Curriculum development, evaluation and implementation
  • Web-based learning
  • Point-of-care ultrasound clinical application and evaluation

Research Summary:

The focus of Dr. Chenkin’s research is the development, evaluation and implementation of point-of-care ultrasound educational curricula.

Dr. Chenkin is the director of point-of-care ultrasound for the division of emergency medicine at the University of Toronto. He is also the director of the Sunnybrook emergency point-of-care ultrasound fellowship program.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Chenkin J, McCartney CJ, Jelic T, Romano M, Heslop C, Bandiera G. Defining the learning curve of point-of-care ultrasound for confirming endotracheal tube placement by emergency physicians. Crit Ultrasound J. 2015 Dec;7(1):14.
  2. Day GS, Swartz RH, Chenkin J, Shamji AI, Frost DW. An approach to the diagnosis of lateral medullary syndrome illustrated through case presentation and literature review. CJEM. 2014 Mar 1;16(2):164–70.
  3. Huynh TJ, Flaherty ML, Gladstone DJ, Broderick JP, Demchuk AM, Dowlatshahi D, Meretoja A, Davis SM, Mitchell PJ, Tomlinson GA, Chenkin J, Chia TL, Symons SP, Aviv RI. Multicenter accuracy and interobserver agreement of spot sign identification in acute intracerebral hemorrhage. Stroke. 2014 Jan;45(1):107–12.
  4. Verma A, Gladstone DJ, Fang J, Chenkin J, Black SE, Verbeek R. Effect of online medical control on prehospital Code Stroke triage. CJEM. 2010 Mar;12(2):103–10.
  5. Gladstone DJ, Rodan LH, Sahlas DJ, Lee L, Murray BJ, Ween JE, Perry JR, Chenkin J, Morrison LJ, Beck S, Black SE. A citywide prehospital protocol increases access to stroke thrombolysis in Toronto. Stroke. 2009 Dec;40(12):3841–4.

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