Braedon McDonald

Assistant Professor

Department of Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Medicine




FRCPC (Int Med)

FRCPC (Crit Care)


Dr. McDonald joined the Cumming School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine, and Department of Medicine. Originally from Crossfield, AB, Braedon trained in microbiology and immunology at McGill University in Montreal. He then returned to Alberta where he completed and MD as well as a PhD in immunology at the University of Calgary. Following graduation, Braedon headed west to Vancouver, where he trained in Internal Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He then returned to the University of Calgary where he completed a fellowship in adult Critical Care Medicine, as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship in the lab of Dr. Kathy McCoy at the International Microbiome Centre. Braedon now joins the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases and International Microbiome Centre as a clinician-scientist, leading a translational and basic science research program on microbiome-immune interactions in infection and critical illness. Braedon’s clinical practice focuses on multisystems intensive care, and he is an attending intensivist in the ICUs at FMC, RGH, and SHC.