Dr. Shelly Dev


Dr. Dev is has been a staff intensivist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto since 2006, after completing her Internal Medicine residency and Critical Care Fellowship at The University of Toronto.  She complemented her Critical Care training with a fellowship at the New England Journal of Medicine in Boston. Her work there was focused on the development of media for peer review publication through working on their series, Videos in Clinical Medicine.  She has published her own videos through this series and continues to work in collaboration with the editorial staff at NEJM.

Dr. Dev has used her video production skills in the field of knowledge translation, collaborating with colleagues of varying clinical backgrounds in order to create multimedia educational tools around topics as diverse as lung protective ventilation, proper hand washing techniques, communication skills and brain death declaration.

Dr. Dev is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and is currently the director of education in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at Sunnybrook and runs the education and evaluation program for both residents and clinical fellows.  Dr. Dev is also director of Mentorship and Wellness for the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto.

She is active in undergraduate and post-graduate education and has won several awards and recognition for her teaching.   In truth, however, her definition of success is continuing to prevent 9-year-old Nathan and 7-year-old Jack from seriously injuring one another.