Longtin, Yves (CA)

Jewish General Hospital


Dr. Yves Longtin is an infectious diseases specialist, medical microbiologist and a clinician-scientist researcher. He is the chair of the Infection Prevention and Control Unit of the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) in Montreal. He is the president of the Quebec C. difficile surveillance program (SPIN-CD) and a member of Quebec Provincial Infection Control Committee.

Dr. Yves Longtin obtained his MD from Sherbrooke University in 2000 and completed his training in Infectious Diseases and Microbiology at Laval University in 2005. From 2006 to 2009, He pursued a fellowship in Infection Control at the Geneva University Hospitals and World Health Organization Reference Center in Patient Safety, Switzerland and obtained a certificate in clinical research from the University of Geneva. He was the head of the infection control unit at the Quebec Heart and Lung institute in Quebec City from 2009 to 2013 as well as a researcher at the Centre de Recherche en Infectiologie at Laval University before moving to the Lady Davis Research Institute and the JGH in 2013.