Dr. Rewa is an Assistant Professor and an Associate Chair for Research & Innovation in the Department of Critical Care Medicine and has a Master’s of Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Alberta. He completed his M.D. and Internal Medicine Residency at Queen’s University followed by his Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Toronto. Most recently, he has finished a Research Fellowship at the University of Alberta. Dr. Rewa’s research focuses on Critical Care Nephrology with a specific interest in the evaluation the quality of healthcare delivery for critically ill patients. 

Position/Title: Assistant Professor, Associate Chair Research & Innovation

Institution: University of Alberta

Department: Critical Care Medicine

Email: rewa@ualberta.ca

Link to Institutional Profile: https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/about/people/Oleksa-Rewa

Areas of Expertise: Critical Care Nephrology; Health Services Research; Quality Improvement

Names of Current Grants/Project Titles:

2019-2022; Continuous Renal replacement Therapy (CRRT) quality dashboard; Baxter Healthcare Inc Project Grant $240,000; PI: Oleksa Rewa

2018-2022; Continuous Renal replacement Therapy (CRRT) quality dashboard; University of Alberta Hospital Foundation Kaye Competition $68,000; PI: Oleksa Rewa

2020-2023; DIALYZING WISELY - Improving the delivery of acute dialysis for Albertans; PRIHS 6 Funding pending; PI: Oleks Rewa

2019-2021; LIBERATE; University of Alberta Hospital Foundation Medical Research Competition  $35,000; PI: Oleks Rewa

Select Publications: 

Kashani K, Rosner MH, Haase M et al. Quality improvement goals for acute kidney injury. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2019 Jun 7;14(6):941-53. doi: 10.2215/CJN.01250119.

Rewa OG, Tolwani A, Mottes T et al. Quality of care and safety measures of acute renal replacement therapy: Workgroup statements from the 22nd acute disease quality initiative (ADQI) consensus conference. J Crit Care 2019;54:52-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrc.2019.07.003. 

Rewa OG, Stelfox HT, Ingolfsson A et al. Indicators of intensive care unit capacity strain: A systematic review. Crit Care 2018 Mar 27;22(1):86. doi: 10.1186/s13054-018-1975-3.

Gehrke P, Binnie A, Chan SPT et al. Fostering community hospital research. CMAJ 2019 Sep 3;191(35): E962-E966. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.190055.