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Dr. Jim Barton BSc, MD, FRCPC Faculty, Nephrology

Research Areas

  • Medical education
  • Acute Kidney Injury

About Dr. Jim Barton

Education:

B.Sc.(Hon) Dalhousie University 1990

  • MD memorial University of Newfoundland 1994
  • FRCPC (internal medicine) Queen’s University 1997
  • Nephrology- University of Toronto 1999

Awards

  • CSN Distinguished Service Award 2015

Professional roles:

  • Clinical Professor of Medicine
  • Program Director- Adult Nephrology
  • Division Lead- CRRT Program
  • Department of Medicine New Faculty Teaching award University Health Network- 2000
  • Excellence in Teaching Award-University of Saskatchewan 20005
  • Back of the envelope Award (teaching excellence in clinical settings) 2010/11
  • Clinical Teacher of the Year- Core Internal Medicine Training Program 2012/2013
  • U of S, College of Medicine Graduating Class Teacher of the year 2005, 2007, 2012
  • 2014 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award. For excellence in Medical Education from the Canadian Association for Medical Education, recipient for province of Saskatchewan
  • Royal College Subspecialty Committee Nephrology, examiner Nephrology
  • CSN committees- Education, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Website Advisory committee
  • Co Chair CNE program, World Congress of Nephrology, Vancouver ,British Columbia, 2011

Selected Publications

  • The Canadian society of nephrology methods in developing and adapting clinical practice guidelines: a review Reem A Mustafa, Adeera Levin, Ayub Akbari, Bethany J Foster, Deborah Zimmerman, Gihad E Nesrallah, Greg A Knoll, Jean-Philippe Rioux, Jim Barton, Marcel Ruzicka, Norman Muirhead, Louise Moist, Neesh Pannu, Phil McFarlane, Scott Klarenbach, Susan Samuel, William F Clark and Brenda R Hemmelgarn Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014, 1:5  doi:10.1186/2054-3581-1-5
  • Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease. Pedal edema and jugular venous pressure for volume overload in peritoneal dialysis patients. Michael Garfinkle and James Barton. (2016) 3:1 DOI 10.1186/s40697-016-0091-z
  • Timing the initiation of renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury in Canadian intensive care units: a multicentre observational study. Clark E, Wald R, Levin A, Bouchard J, Adhikari NK, Hladunewich M, Richardson RM, James MT, Walsh MW, House AA, Moist L, Stollery DE, Burns KE, Friedrich JO, Barton J, Lafrance JP, Pannu N, Bagshaw SM; Canadian Acute Kidney Injury (CANAKI) Investigators.Can J Anaesth. 2012 Sep;59(9):861-70. doi: 10.1007/s12630-012-9750-4. Epub 2012 Jun 30
  • Clinical factors associated with initiation of renal replacement therapy in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury-a prospective multicenter observational study. Bagshaw SM, Wald R, Barton J, Burns KE, Friedrich JO, House AA, James MT, Levin A, Moist L, Pannu N, Stollery DE, Walsh MW.J Crit Care. 2012 Jun;27(3):268-75. doi: 0.1016/j.jcrc.2011.06.003. Epub 2011 Jul 27.PMID:21798709[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  • Can J Anaesth. 2012 Oct;59(10):934-42. Epub 2012 Jul 28.Epidemiology of acute kidney injury in Canadian critical care units: a prospective cohort study.Odutayo A1Adhikari NKBarton JBurns KEFriedrich JOKlein DLapinsky SLitwin SMeret AMoineddin RRichardson BRichardson RZaltzman AHladunewich MWald R.
  • The Canadian society of nephrology methods in developing and adapting clinical practice guidelines: a review Reem A Mustafa, Adeera Levin, Ayub Akbari, Bethany J Foster, Deborah Zimmerman, Gihad E Nesrallah, Greg A Knoll, Jean-Philippe Rioux, Jim Barton, Marcel Ruzicka, Norman Muirhead, Louise Moist, Neesh Pannu, Phil McFarlane, Scott Klarenbach, Susan Samuel, William F Clark and Brenda R Hemmelgarn Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease 2014, 1:5  doi:10.1186/2054-3581-1-5
  • Nov 2011: Poster ASN, A Prospective Multi-Center Evaluation of Indications and Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy for Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill patients. Edward Clark, James W. Barton, Josee Bouchard, Karen Burns, Jan Friedrich, Michelle Hladunewich, Andrew House, Matthew James, Jean Philippe Lafrance, Adeera Levin, Louise Moist, Neesh Pannu, Ron Wald, Michael Walsh and Sean Bagshaw.
  • April 2011. Poster A.Pabani, J.Barton, S.Skinner, Evaluation of Staphylococcus Aureus Peritonitis in the Northern Peritoneal Dialysis Program, World Congress of Nephrology Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • April 2011 Poster. A.Pabani, J.Barton, S.Skinner. Evaluation of the Microbiology of Peritoneal Dialysis associated Peritonitis in the Northern Peritoneal Dialysis Program, AMMI, Montreal , Canada.
  • April 24-28/2013 Poster: CSN Montreal; Retrospective Review of Renal Biopsy quality in Saskatchewan. Dr Chance Dumaine, Allison Budd, T.Bannerjee, J Barton
  • Dean’s Project- University of Saskatchewan A.Pabani, S.Skinner, J.Barton- Evaluation of the Microbiology of Peritoneal Dialysis associated Peritonitis in the Northern Peritoneal Dialysis Program, September , 2010.
  • 2012-2013: Retrospective review of Renal Biopsy Quality in Saskatchewan. Quality project for PGY2 IM program: Chance Dumaine, Allison Budd, T.Bannerjee, J Barton
  • 2013-2014: Improving the Quality of Renal Biopsies in Saskatchewan Health Region.  PGY3 research project.  Chance Dumaine, Allison Budd, T.Bannerjee, J Barton