College of Medicine


1993 - MD, University of Saskatchewan

Other Credentials
1996 - Diplomate in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
1996 - Internal Medicine, FRCPC
1998 - Diplomate in Respiratory Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
1998 - Certificate of Competence in Respiratory Medicine, RCPS
1998 - Sleep Research Laboratory, advanced training in Sleep, Medicine Research, University of Manitoba
2000-01-10 to 2000-01-14 - Clinical Polysomnography and Sleep Medicine course, The School of Sleep Medicine, Member of the Stanford University Center of Excellence for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders, Palo Alto, CA, USA
2001 - Diplomat, American Board of Sleep Medicine
2001-04 to current - Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
2001-04 to current Fellow (FCCP), American College of Chest Physicians
2004 to 2008 - Governor for Saskatchewan, American College of Chest Physicians
2005-07 - Health Policy and Health Care Research Methods, Harvard School of Public Health
2014-10 to current- Assistant Editor, Canadian Repiratory Journal


University Appointments
1998 to 2002 - Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Medicine, RUH, University of Saskatchewan
1998-10 to current - Active Staff, Sleep Disorders Centre, University of Saskatchewan
1999 to current - Faculty, College of Graduate Studies and Research, University of Saskatchewan
2002 to 2013-06-30 - Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan
2010-01 to 2012-06 - Internal Medicine Program Director, University of Saskatchewan
2015 to 2020 - Division Head, Respirology, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine
2013-07-01 to current - Professor, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Clinical Interests

  • Sleep Medicine
  • KT
  • Generaly Respirology

Selected Publications

  • Saxena A, Desanghere L, Skomro R, Wilson TW. Residents' and attendings' perceptions of a night float system in an internal medicine program in Canada. Educ Health. 2015 May;2015 May-Aug(28(2)):118-23.
  • Skomro R, Stewart S. Improvement in OSA diagnosis and management wait times - a retrospective analysis of home management pathway for obstructive sleep apnea. Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2015 May;2015 May-Jun.
  • Fenton M, Heathcote K, Bryce R, Skomro R, Reid J, Gjevre J, Cotton D. Letter to the Editor. CHEST. 2014 Sep;2014 Sep 1(146(3)):e113-4.
  • Evans J, Skomro R, Driver H, Graham B, Mayers I, McRae L, Reisman J, Rusu C, To T, Fleetham J. Sleep laboratory test referrals in Canada: Sleep Apnea Rapid Response survey. Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2013 Nov 28;Epub ahead of print(2013 Nov 28). Epub 2013 Nov 28.
  • Fenton ME, Heathcote K, Bryce R, Skomro R, Reid JK, Gjevre J, Cotton D. The Utility of the Elbow Sign in the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Chest. 2013 Oct;2013 Oct 17(Epub ahead of print). Epub 2013 Oct.
  • Boulet L-P, Bourbeau J, Skomro R, Gupta S. Major care gaps in asthma, sleep and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A road map for knowledge translation. Canadian Respiratory Journal. 2013 Aug;20(4):265-269. Epub 2013 Aug.
  • Gjevre JA, Taylor-Gjevre RM, Reid JK, Skomro R, Cotton D. Inter-observer reliability of candidate predictive morphometric measurements for women with suspected obstructive sleep apnea. Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 2013 Jul 15;2013 Jul 15(9(7)):695-9.