Melanie Buba MD, FRCPC


Melanie Buba MD, FRCPC
Pediatric Hospitalist and Consulting Pediatrician, Director of Quality Improvement, Division of Pediatric Medicine, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa,

Work: 613-737-7600 ext. ext. 2664


Dr. Buba graduated from the Northern Ontario School of Medicine pediatric residency program in 2015 and has worked at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) as a hospital pediatrician since 2018. She is the Medical Director, Medical Inpatient Services, and Director of Quality Improvement for the Division of Pediatric Medicine. Her current areas of research include quality improvement, health systems research, patient- and family-centered care, transitions in care and workplace culture. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has lead a number of inpatient virtual care projects, most notably, virtual family-centered rounds. With an interest in hospital administration, Dr. Buba completed the OMA Physician Leadership Development Program and has held several leadership roles within the Department of Pediatrics at CHEO.

Dr. Buba is currently the president-elect of the Canadian Paediatric Society Hospital Paediatrics Section.

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