Author: Alex Coutin


  • Alex Coutin

    Dr. Coutin (he/they) is a senior Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa with special interests in social advocacy, 2SLGBTQ+ health, addictions medicine, public health, POCUS, physician wellness, and medical education. He is a Senior Editor with the EMOttawa Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination team.

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Addictions, Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Infectious Disease, Infectious Disease, Public health

HIV in the ED : Part 1

When it comes to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the ED, the most medically interesting pathology is in the acute presentation of AIDS-defining opportunis... Read more.
Addictions, emergency, Featured, Gastroenterology, Grand Round Summaries, Main page, Public health, Toxicology

Last Gag with Mary Jane: Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome (CHS)

With legalization, and increased ease of access to marijuana, there is increased focus on the diagnosis of Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome, with broader media ... Read more.
human trafficking
Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Main page, Patient Advocacy

Human Trafficking in the Emergency Department

The United Nations (UN) defines human trafficking (HT) asĀ “the recruitment, transport, transfer, harbouring, or receipt of a person by such means as thre... Read more.