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Morgan King

Morgan King MD, MPH

Dr. Morgan King hails from Montague, Prince Edward Island, but he currently lives in Toronto, Ontario where he is a resident in the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Toronto. Prior to this, he completed his Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Prince Edward Island, partaking in a Fulbright-funded exchange at Clemson University in the process, and then continued onwards to complete his Doctor of Medicine at Queen’s University. Throughout his education, Dr. King held interests in health equity, pain medicine, and addictions, which led to his enrolment at Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where he is expected to graduate in 2025. In his free time, Dr. King enjoys running, swimming, photography, painting, and reading.

Areas of Expertise

  • Career coaching
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship in Medicine
  • Research and development


  • Anesthesiology, University of Toronto (2028)
  • MPH, Harvard University (2025)
  • MD, Queen’s University (2023)
  • HBSc, University of Prince Edward Island (2018)

  • Clerkship Awards: Professionalism; Advocate; Communicator; Medical Expert (Nom.) ($N/A): Based on excellence in aforementioned areas (several nominations).
  • Fulbright Killam Community Leadership Grant ($8,000): Awarded based on funding proposal outlining (1) the inclusion of needle disposal boxes in all Queen’s University buildings, and (2) educating Queen’s School of Medicine students about: substance use and addiction, harm reduction strategies, and providing medical aid in suspected overdose.
  • William Samuel Thomas Connell Memorial Scholarship ($8,000): “Awarded to one or two outstanding undergraduate students… who have demonstrated evidence of excellence in academic and clinical surgical performance.”
  • Fulbright Killam Fellowship ($N/A): “Prestigious award providing an unparalleled opportunity… for exceptional undergraduate students with superior and competitive academic records in Canada and the United States to do an exchange.”
  • Wanda Wyatt Scholarship ($20,000): “Awarded to students who demonstrate the potential to contribute to the long-term development of [Prince Edward Island]; in keeping with Wyatt’s belief in the value of the arts, recipients must demonstrate an aptitude or interest in the cultural or artistic dimension of life.”

  • King, M. & Patterson, E. (2022). The FACES of the future: Emojis in perioperative medicine. Anesthesia & Analgesia.
  • Archibald, D., Stambulic, T., King, M., Ho, A., Fu, M., Lima, R., Lima, L., & Mizubuti, G. (2022) Systemic heparinization after neuraxial anesthesia in vascular surgery: A retrospective analysis. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.
  • King, M. (2022). Harmful biases in artificial intelligence. The Lancet Psychiatry 9(11), e48.
  • King, M., Stambulic, T., Servito, M., Mizubuti, G. B., Payne, D., & El-Diasty, M. (2022). Erector spinae plane block as perioperative analgesia for midline sternotomy in cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, 10.1111/jocs.17005
  • King, M. (2022). Justice is not blind: We are. The Lancet Regional Health – Americas 14(10), 100360.
  • King, M., Stambulic, T., Hassan, S., Norman, P. A., Derry, K., Payne, D. M., & El-Diasty, M. (2022). Median sternotomy pain after cardiac surgery: To block, or not? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Cardiac Surgery, (11), 3729–3742

  • PEIriOp: Created a mobile app designed to improve the quality of perioperative care by optimizing preoperative assessments and improving health literacy around evidence-based anesthesia.
  • Canadian Pharmacare (PharmaCan) Policy Drafting: Successfully collaborated with five other young adults from across Canada to draft policy for a Canadian Pharmacare program, in the process liaising with government, experts, and the community.
  • Created TGNC health resource guide: Identified a paucity of information surrounding mental health resources available to TGNC individuals, thus collated community mental health support services and subsequently created a document shared with family physicians and psychiatrists for patient information purposes.
  • Illicit Drug Decriminalization Around Supervised Consumption Sites Policy Drafting: Policy aimed to mitigate and prevent addiction, overdoses, and consequences of sustained community substance use, especially amongst groups that have historically been disproportionately affected.
  • Co-Founder (1/6), MEDucators: Co-founded tutoring organization that successfully matched, and managed, >60 medical students with children (spanning various education levels) of front-line health-care workers in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington area at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Co-Founder (1/2), First Generation Students in Medicine (FGSIM): Co-founded interest group (through written application and student support) catered to students who are the first in their families to attend post-secondary education and/or medical school that focused on three pillars of action: advocacy (Eg, Admissions categories for low-income students), education (Eg, managing finances), and community (Eg, mentorship).


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