Dr. Ian Mitchell is an emergency physician in Kamloops at the Royal Inland Hospital. After training at McMaster University, he worked at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver and the Shaikh Khalifa Medical Center in Abu Dhabi before returning to his home community of Kamloops. Outside the emergency department, Ian teaches the basics of research and evidence-based medicine to residents in the Kamloops Family Medicine Residency program. Ian is also involved as a co-investigator in a randomized controlled trial examining the effects of cannabis on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).