Joey Newbigging, M.D. CCFP(EM), FCFP

Joey Newbigging
  • Assistant Professor

Faculty Bio

Site Director/Lead:  CCFP-EM Program Director
Roles: CCFP(EM) Program Director, Emergency Medicine Staff Physician, Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Educator
Education: B.Sc (Hons) University of Toronto (1992), MD McMaster University (1996), CCFP Queen’s University (1998), CCFP(EM) Queen’s University (1999), Ultrasound Fellowship ULA (2015)
Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Point-of-Care Ultrasound
About Me: After graduating from Queen’s CCFP(EM) Program I worked in Community Emergency Departments in Eastern Ontario for seven years before returning to the Queen's Department of Emergency Medicine in 2006. I was an early adopter of Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS), starting in 2004, and have been involved in teaching POCUS to physicians/residents/medical students ever since. I am currently involved in POCUS research and curriculum development at Queen’s University. I became the Queen’s CCFP(EM) Residency Program Director in 2016.