Dr. Suzan Dojeiji Receives the 2013 CAPM&R Meridith Marks Award for Excellence in Education

The Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPM&R) have named Dr. Suzan Dojeiji, Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, as the recipient of the 2013 Meridith Marks Award for Excellence in Education.

The award was created by the CAPM&R and the Canadian Physiatrists Research and Development Foundation to recognize the contributions to medical education at a local and national level made by a CAPM&R member. It is named after the late Dr. Meridith Marks who served as Assistant Dean, Academy of Innovation in Medical Education at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.

In addition to her academic appointment with the Faculty, Dr. Dojeiji is the Physiatrist-in-Chief at The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre and Bruyère Continuing Care. Since 2009, she has served as Chief and Chair of the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa. She is a Clinician-Educator with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada where she supports the work of the CanMEDS office and is Chair of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Royal College Examination Committee.

Dr. Dojeiji completed her residency at the Faculty in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 1998 after obtaining her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario. She also holds a Masters in Education (Health Professions) from the University of Toronto.

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