Dr. Oliver Applegarth

Dr. Oliver Applegarth

Department of Anesthesia
Vancouver Acute
Room 2449, JP 2, VGH
899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9

Phone: 604-875-4304
Fax: 604-875-5209


Academic Rank

Clinical Assistant Professor

Professional Qualifications

  • BSc (Physiology) 1996: University of British Columbia
  • MD 2000: University of British Columbia
  • FRCPC Anesthesiology 2005
  • MEd 2009: University of British Columbia


  • Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, UBC
  • Undergraduate Program Director, UBC Anesthesia
  • Attending Anesthesiologist, Vancouver Acute
  • Division of Neuroanesthesia

Academic and Clinical Interests

  • Simulation-based medical education
  • Collaborative and experiential learning
  • Medical education curriculum development
  • Communities of Practice

Current Research Projects

  • Utilizing collaborative learning theories in undergraduate anesthesia simulation
  • Communities of practice in anesthesia education

Selected Publications

  • pending

Publications in PubMed