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  • Isabelle Desjardins MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Desjardins is a Clinical Scholar with the Department of Medicine and a Lecturer at the University of Ottawa. She received her MD from the University of Ottawa in 2007 and completed her training in Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa in 2011.

    Dr. Desjardins is in the process of completing a Masters in Medical Education with the University of Dundee, Scotland. Since joining the Faculty Dr. Desjardins has committed herself to studying medical education and in 2012 she accepted the role of Co-Director of the Internal Medicine Clerkship Program. She makes time to attend conferences locally, nationally and internationally and looks forward to taking on ever greater leadership and administrative roles within the University of Ottawa and the Department of Medicine.

    Physician Contact
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    General Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Stacy Louwe-Bromley
    Phone: 613 737 8979
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: slouwe@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus CPCR 501 Smyth Road, Box 209 Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
  • Alison Dugan MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Dugan is a Queen’s MD, Assistant Professor on a University career track of Clinician-teacher. She is the Site Chief for the Clinical Teaching Unit at the General Campus. She has held a variety of faculty positions relating to teaching and is currently co-chair of the Medicine Clerkship Program and Ottawa site coordinator for the Ontario International Medical Graduate Program. Her main areas of clinical interests are diabetes and obesity.

    Physician Contact
    Phone: 613 739 6739
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    Centre for Practice Changing Research

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Karen Parr
    Phone: 613 739 6739
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: kparr@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus 501 Smyth Road Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
  • Alan Forster MD FRCPC MSc

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Alan J. Forster is a general internist and the Vice Chair of Quality & Clinical Services within the Department of Medicine. He is also the Chief Quality and Performance Officer at The Ottawa Hospital. He is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Ottawa and Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.

    His research focuses on patient safety and quality improvement. He has performed seminal work evaluating the incidence of adverse events following discharge from hospital. This work has lead to the development of strategies to improve care during the transition home from hospital. He is also leading in the development of a hospital data warehouse, which will serve as a supporting infrastructure for a research program in patient safety and quality of care. He has over 135 publications in peer review journals.

    He has received several prestigious awards recognizing his work within the field of health services research, including a Career Scientist Award with the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and an Early Research Award and Ontario Research Fund grant from the Ontario Government’s Ministry of Research and Innovation.

    In addition to his significant contributions to a quality and safety program at the Ottawa Hospital, he provides ongoing scientific advice regarding the measurement of quality of care to national and international organizations, such as the Canadian Institute for Health Information and the World Health Organization.

     

     

    Physician Contact
    Title: Vice Chair, Quality & Clinical Services, Scientific Director, Performance Measurement, Internist
    Phone: 613 798 5555 ext 12777
    Email: aforster@ohri.ca
    Office:

    Civic Campus, Administrative Building, 1st floor

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Nadea Saikaley
    Phone: 613 798 5555 ext 17688
    Fax: 613 761 5492
    Email: nsaikaley@ohri.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital - Civic Campus 1053 Carling Ave, Box 684 Administrative Services Building, 1st Floor Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9
  • Catherine J. Gray MD MSc FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Gray is a UBC medical graduate who joined the staff in 2010 having completed her Fellowship in Toronto. She is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and her career path is as a busy Clinician-teacher at both the Civic and General Campuses.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Ottawa, General Internal Medicine
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Pauline Denault
    Phone: 613 761 5164
    Fax: 613 761 4036
    Mailing Address: Ottawa Hospital –Civic Campus, D105C 1053 Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
  • Samantha Halman MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Samantha Halman MD FRCPC MMED

    GIM 2-year Subspecialty Program Director

    Dr. Halman took over as the Program Director for the GIM 2-year residency program in January 2017 after acting as the Academic Lead and Associate Program Director since 2013.

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    Physician Contact
    Title: Samantha Halman
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Stacy Louwe-Bromley
    Phone: 613 737 8979
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: slouwe@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus CPCR 501 Smyth Road, Box 209 Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
  • Delvina Hasimja MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Hasimja is a recent addition to staff (2010). She is a medial graduate of the University of Prishtina, Kosovo. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Tufts University, Boston and a Fellowship in Internal Medicine in Ottawa. She joined the staff thereafter in 2010. She is currently an Assistant Professor on a Clinician-teacher career track with the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine.

    Physician Contact
    Phone: 613 739 6739
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    Centre for Practice Changing Research

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Karen Parr
    Phone: 613 739 6739
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: kparr@toh.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus 501 Smyth Road Ottawa ON K1H 8L6