Roman Jaeschke

Education and Professional Standing

Academic Interests

Contributing to primary clinical research and meta-analyses throughout most of his career, Dr. Jaeschke now concentrates more of his efforts on Knowledge Translation: specifically the development of clinical practice guidelines methodology and its clinical applications.

Activities and Contributions

Dr Jaeschke is a practicing critical care physician who has contributed to the development of the concepts of Evidence Based Medicine, Clinical Practice Guidelines and GRADE methodology.  The further application of the above concepts inform his current project – McMaster Textbook of Medicine (, the first Canadian textbook of Medicine. Dr. Jaeschke has also been listed among the worlds’ most quoted researchers (2015-2018).