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Dr. Lisa Calder
Dr. Lisa Calder, new CEO of the CMPA, talks leadership, patient safety and the future of health care

Physician, researcher and educator Dr. Lisa Calder discusses the future of health care and how working at The Ottawa Hospital has prepared her for being the CEO of the Canadian Medical Protective Association, a national organization with more than 100,000 physician members.

Resident Physicians
Resident physicians provide world-class care to patients at The Ottawa Hospital

As important members of the front line, read how some of our residents at The Ottawa Hospital are providing world-class care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patient advisors at the storytelling workshop broke into small groups to practice storytelling strategies.
Patient advisors co-create a new storytelling workshop to enhance medical education

Every patient who comes to The Ottawa Hospital has a story. A new workshop at The Ottawa Hospital is teaching patients the finer points of storytelling so that they can become compelling teachers for the health-care professionals of today and tomorrow.

Marissa Lithopoulos
Researchers share passion for science with youth

Marissa Lithopoulos has always had a passion for science. “My favourite show growing up was ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy.’ I knew I wanted to be just like him one day.” She began delivering hands-on science activities in classrooms as part of the Let’s Talk Science outreach program in 2014 and has been hooked ever since.

Megan Ellis, Aboriginal Program Coordinator, wears her red sash to show her Métis heritage
Blanket Exercise boosts staff awareness about colonization effects on Indigenous patients

It moves some to tears. Others are shocked, yet hopeful. Anger, guilt and shame can also come with the heightened awareness hospital staff members have after taking part in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise, which retells 500 years of Canada’s history through the perspective of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

Empowering teens to save lives: Governor General’s award for Dr. Maloney

In recognition of his efforts to improve life-saving skills and services, Dr. Justin Maloney received the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Cross in a ceremony at Rideau Hall on Dec. 12.

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