Dr. Michelle Chiu MD, FRCPC

E-Card

Dr. Michelle Chiu MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor

Room: Department of Anesthesiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9

Profile image not found.

Biography

Appointments

Duration Appointment
2014 - present Assistant Professor, Department of Innovation in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2014 - present Simulation Educator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2013 - present Director of Exam Material Development & Nucleus Committee Member, Examination Board in Anesthesiology, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2011 - present Director, Foundational Elements of Applied Simulation Theory (FEAST) Curriculum Academy for Innovation in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2011 - present Simulation Director, Department of Anesthesiology, The Ottawa Hospital & University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2006 - present Co-Director - Anesthesia Fellowship in Simulation and Medical Education, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2001 - present Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2001 - present Attending Staff, Department of Anesthesiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario

Honours and awards

Year Honour/Award
2014 Teaching Skills Attainment Award with Merit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2011 Honourable Mention, Award of Educational Advancement and Innovation in Postgraduate Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
2007 Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society David S. Sheridan Canadian Research Award, Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society Annual Meeting, Calgary, Alberta
2002 University of Ottawa International Fellowship Award, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

Selected Publications

  1. Posner G, Moore S, Chiu M, Crooks S, Lampron J, Sydor, D. Simulated Obstetrical Trauma: A Meeting of the Minds in the Emergency Department. Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, 2014, 9(4): 270-275. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000045
  2. Chiu M, Bryson GL, Lui A, Watters JM, Taljaard M, Nathan HJ. Reducing persistent postoperative pain and disability one year after breast cancer surgery: A randomized, controlled trial comparing thoracic paravertebral block to local anesthetic infiltration. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 2014, Mar;21(3):795-801. DOI: 10.1245/s10434-013-3334-6.
  3. Hayter MA, Bould MD, Afsari M, Riem N, Chiu M, Boet S. Does warm-up using mental practice improve crisis resource management performance? A simulation study.  British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2013, 110(2): 299-304. doi: 10.1093/bja/aes351
  4. Chiu M, Arab AA, Elliott R, Naik VN. An experiential teaching session on anesthesia machine check improves resident performance after 5 years. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia, 2012, 59(3): 280-287. DOI 10.1007/s12630-011-9649-5.
  5. Kim J, Neilipovitz D, Cardinal P, Chiu M. A Comparison of Global Rating Scale and Checklist Scores in the Validation of an Evaluation Tool to Assess Performance in the Resuscitation of Critically Ill Patients During Simulated Emergencies (Abbreviated as "CRM Simulator Study IB").  Simulation in Healthcare. Spring 2009, 4(1):6-16.

Fields of Interest

  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Medical education and simulation: assessment of competence
  • Train-the-Trainer faculty development
  • Inter-disciplinary & inter-professional simulation-based education
Back to top