Dr. Michelle Chiu MD


Dr. Michelle Chiu MD
Department of Anesthesiology

Work E-mail: mchiu@ottawahospital.on.ca


Dr. Chiu is the director of the Foundational Elements of Applied Simulation Theory (FEAST) curriculum. She is the simulation director for the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Ottawa, co-director of the anesthesia fellowship in simulation and medical education and a simulation educator at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC). In addition to teaching at the undergraduate, postgraduate and fellow levels at the uOSSC, she has presented a wide range of workshops in simulation-based medical education locally, provincially and nationally. Her medical education interests are focused on assessment of competence and train-the-trainer faculty development.


  1. Chiu, M., Posner, G., & Humphrey-Murto, S. (2017). Foundational Elements of Applied Simulation Theory: Development and Implementation of a Longitudinal Simulation Educator Curriculum. Cureus9(1).

  2. Chiu, M., Tarshis, J., Antoniou, A., Bosma, T. L., Burjorjee, J. E., Cowie, N., ... & Fisher, R. (2016). Simulation-based assessment of anesthesiology residents’ competence: development and implementation of the Canadian National Anesthesiology Simulation Curriculum (CanNASC). Canadian Journal of Anesthesia/Journal canadien d'anesthésie63(12), 1357-1363.

  3. Stodel, E. J., Wyand, A., Crooks, S., Moffett, S., Chiu, M., & Hudson, C. C. (2015). Designing and implementing a competency-based training program for anesthesiology residents at the University of Ottawa. Anesthesiology research and practice2015.

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