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  • Jim Nishikawa MD BA SC FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Teacher

    Dr. Jim Nishikawa is a General Internal Medicine specialist and Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa.

    Dr. Nishikawa was born in the Ottawa hospital. He received his MD and Internal Medicine training at McMaster University. His initial appointments were in the Departments of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Medicine at McMaster. He was Director of the Clinical Teaching Unit at the Hamilton General Hospital from 1992-1998 and Head of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Hamilton Civic Hospitals from 1997 to 2000. In 1997, he won the PAIRO Excellence in clinical teaching award for McMaster. He moved to Ottawa in 2000, joining the Division of General Internal Medicine. He currently attends on the medical clinical teaching and consultation services at the Ottawa hospital. His academic/clinical interests include teaching and practicing the principles of Evidence-based medicine, clinical skills, teaching and evaluation.

    Positions and accomplishments since being in Ottawa include:

    • Chair of the English Internal Medicine Oral Examination Board of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2001-2003), currently on the Examination Board, Examination Committee and responsible for the New Examiner Orientation (2005-present) and Examiner Feedback and Development programs (2002-present)
    • Member (2005-2010) and Chair (2008-2009) of the Evidence-based medicine Task Force of the Society of General Internal Medicine (U.S.)
    • Associate editor, American College of Physicians Journal Club (1990-present)
    • Osler Award winner (Excellence in General Internal Medicine), Canadian Society of Internal Medicine, 2008
    • Associate Program Director Internal Medicine Residency program (2008-present)
    • Teaching Attainment Award with Merit, Faculty of Medicine, 2009
    • Councilor, Canadian Society of Internal Medicine (CSIM, current)
    • Observer representing the CSIM on the Internal Medicine Specialty Committee, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (current)
    • Fellowship, American College of Physicians, 2010
    • Tutored/delivered workshops in Evidence-based medicine and education nationally and internationally
    Administrative Contact
    Name: Michelle Donovan
    Phone: 613-761-4473
    Fax: 613 761 5164
    Email: mdonovan@toh.ca
  • Debra Pugh BA MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Educator

    Dr. Pugh is an Assistant Professor who has recently completed a Masters of Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She obtained her MD from Dalhousie University which was followed by an Internal Medicine Residency in Ottawa. Since joining the Faculty in 2005 she has developed and continues to pursue her interest in the evaluation component of Medical Education, including the different uses of the Observed Structured Clinical Exam, and more recently in her role as Clinical Lead (Internal Medicine) of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre. She is the Vice-Chair of the Medical Council of Canada, Director of the Ottawa Exam Centre, Chief Examiner for the Internal Medicine Resident OSCE, Co-Site Service Chief, for the General Hospital Clinical Teaching Unit and a member of Medicine Test Committee for the Medical Council of Canada.

    Physician Contact
    Office:

    The Ottawa Hospital
    General Campus

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Rachel Raude
    Phone: 613 7375354
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: rraude@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, CPCR 501 Smyth Road, Box 209 Ottawa ON K1H 8L6
  • Babak Rashidi MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Dr. Rashidi completed his MD at the University of Toronto, followed by a 5-year GIM subspecialty fellowship here in Ottawa. He has an interest in advancing healthcare technology, and has completed an undergraduate degree in biomedical computing at Queen’s, and a master’s degree in health informatics at Waterloo.

    Dr. Rashidi also has a passion for medical education, taking on the role of associate program director for the core internal medicine program in January 2018. In addition to the Ottawa Hospital, he works part-time at the Queensway Carleton Hospital, helping to bridge the gap between community and academic centers for trainees.

    Physician Contact
    Title: General Internist
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Rachel Raude
    Phone: 613-737-8899 ext.75354
    Email: rraude@toh.ca
  • Melissa Rousseau MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Career Orientation: Clinician-Educator

    Dr. Melissa Rousseau has been appointed a Full-Time Academic (FTA) position at the rank of Assistant Professor in The Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, effective July 2015.

    Dr. Rousseau graduated from medical school at McGill University in 2007 and completed her fellowship at the University of Toronto in General Internal Medicine in 2011. She has been working as a clinical scholar in the Division of GIM for the last year and a half. She is cross-appointed at the Montfort Hospital. She recently completed the AIME/uOSSC fellowship in medical education and is in the process of obtaining her Mater Degree in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

    Her research interests lie in physical examination and bedside teaching. Her clinical interests are perioperative medicine and complex medical care.

     

    Physician Contact
    Title: Melissa Rousseau
    Phone: 613-798-555 ext: 75354
    Email: mrousseau@toh.on.ca
    Office:

    501 Smyth Road
    Box 209
    The Ottawa Hospital
    Ottawa, ON K1H8L6

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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Rachel Raude
    Phone: 613-798-555 ext: 75354
    Fax: 613 737-8688
    Email: rraude@toh.ca
    Mailing Address: 501 Smyth Road Box 209 The Ottawa Hospital Ottawa, ON K1H8L6
  • Claire Touchie BSc MDCM FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Educator

    Dr. Touchie is a Medical Educator, an Associate Professor with a triple fellowship in Internal Medicine and Medical Microbiology. She is a McGill graduate who completed her Fellowship there and Infection Diseases/Medical Microbiology training in Dalhousie. She is none the less a committed General Internist with a strong administrative bias. She is currently Chair of the Central Examination Committee of the Medical Council of Canada and former Vice-Chair Education, Department of Medicine.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Physician, General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Michelle Soubliere
    Phone: Ext. 77137
    Fax: 613 737 8688
    Email: msoubliere@toh.ca
  • Jeffery Turnbull MD FRCPC

    Physician Bio

    Faculty Career Path: Clinician Administrator

    Dr. Jeffrey Turnbull is a physician leader, previous Medical Department Head in Ottawa, currently Chief of Staff at the Ottawa Hospital as well as President of the Canadian Medical Association. His clinical interests are in International Health and provision of health care to the socially disadvantaged. Despite heavy administrative responsibilities he remains an active clinician for both the in-patient and out-patients in General Internal Medicine.

    Physician Contact
    Title: Chief of Staff
    Phone: 613 737 8459
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    Administrative Contact
    Name: Kelly Doxtater
    Phone: 613 737 8459
    Fax: 613 739 6808
    Email: kdoxtater@ottawahospital.on.ca
    Mailing Address: The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus 501 Smyth Road, Box 100 Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6