Room: Department of Medicine - Endocrinology
Dr. Amel Arnaout is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and the program director for the Endocrinology and Metabolism Residency Training Program. As a clinician teacher, she is involved in teaching at all levels of medical training from the undergraduate to the postgraduate programs. She has been the content expert for endocrinology in the Undergraduate Medical Education Program since 2013. She has been the clerkship and rotating residents’ educational supervisor for the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism since 2008 and assumed the role of program director in 2017. She also co-chairs the Continuing Medical Education events in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Her areas of clinical focus are diabetes and thyroid disease. She is the clinical director of the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Diabetes Program and has a thyroid nodule evaluation clinic at The Ottawa Hospital, Riverside Endocrine and Diabetes Centre. Dr. Arnaout was born in Taiwan and lived in the Middle East prior to moving to Halifax as a teenager. She obtained her B.Sc. and medical degree from Dalhousie University. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Arabic.