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Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Shawn Marshall, Chief of Physiatry
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1104
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75306
smarshall@toh.on.ca

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Dr. Gerald Wolff, Program Director
505 Smyth Rd, Room 1105E
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8M2
Tel.: 613-737-7350 ext. 75598
gwolff@toh.on.ca

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Dr. Sue Dojeiji

Dr. Sue Dojeiji
Email: sdojeiji@toh.ca

Positions

  • Physiatrist-in-Chief TOHRC, Chief Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Bruyere Continuing Care, and Chair University of Ottawa PM&R
  • Clinician-Educator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Clinical Areas

  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • General MSK and Sports Medicine
  • Neuromuscular Rehabilitation

Education

Undergraduate

University of Ottawa – Human Kinetics, 1986-89

Medical school

University of Western Ontario, 1989-1993

Other

  • University of Ottawa PMR residency program, 1993-98
  • University of Toronto/OISE, Masters of Education – Higher Education, 1998-2000
  • CSCN Electromyography Exam, 2003

Academic Activities

Dr. Dojeiji has a strong interest and expertise in communication skills teaching and evaluation. She has conducted workshops on how to teach and evaluate communication skills locally, provincially and nationally. She acts as a consultant with the RCPSC and the University of Ottawa as a Clinician-Educator promoting, developing, implementing and evaluating verbal, written and team-based communication skills programs for postgraduate trainees and faculty. Dr Dojeiji is the Chief Examiner for the RCPSC PM&R Fellowship Examination.

Peer-reviewed workshops and education innovations presented at medical education meetings

  • Family Conference Rating Scale Adobe PDF (55 KB)
  • How to write consultation letters
  • How to conduct family conferences
  • In-training evaluation
  • How to break bad news
  • Making it Stick – how to help our patients remember and understand
  • Communication skills training for international medical graduates
  • Orientation to learning in the Canadian healthcare environment
  • In-the-moment teaching – bringing Communicator to the bedside
  • Collaboration between family physicians and other specialists
  • Evaluation 101
  • Enhancing the evaluation toolbox – the daily encounter card

Selected Publications

  • Dojeiji S. Can you tell the difference? Effect of a consultation letter workshop on letter quality. RCPSC 2001.

  • Dojeiji S. Are they as good as they say? Effect of a communication skills workshop on breaking bad news. RCPSC 2001.

  • Keely E, Dojeiji S, Myers K. 12 tips to Consultation Letter Writing. Medical Teacher, Nov. 2002, vol 24, no 6, pp 581-585.

  • Hall P, Keely E, Dojeiji S, Marks M. Communication skills, cultural challenges and individual support: challenges of international medical graduates in Canadian healthcare environment. Medical Teacher, 2004, vol. 26, number 2, pp 120-125.

  • Keely E, Dojeiji S, Faught W. Pre-pregnancy counselling: what do residents write in their consultations letters. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. March 2004.

  • Keely, E, Myers K, Dojeiji S, Campbell, C. Peer assessment of outpatient consultation letters – feasibility and satisfaction. BMC Medical Education 2007, 7:13 doi:10.1186/1472-6920/7/13.

  • Pending book publication Dec 2011; CanMEDS Curriculum Design Resource for Medical Educators. Prime author in two chapters: Instructional Methods and Program Evaluation.

  • Sherbino J, Snell L, Dojeiji S, Dath D, Abbott C, Frank J. A National Clinician-Educator Program: A Model of an Effective Community of Practice. Medical Education Online 2010; 15:10.3402/meo:v15i0.5356

  • P. Hall , J. O'Reilly, S. Dojeiji, R. Blair, A. Harley. From cure to care: assessing the ethical and professional learning needs of medical learners in a care-based facility. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, 2009; 30 (4):351-66.

  • Keely, E, Myers K, Dojeiji, S, Campbell, C. Peer assessment of outpatient consultation letters - feasibility and satisfaction. BMC Medical Education 2007, 7:13 doi:10.1186/1472-6920/7/13

  • Hall P, Keely E, Dojeiji S, Marks M. Communication skills, cultural challenges and individual support: challenges of international medical graduates in Canadian healthcare environment. Medical Teacher, 2004, vol. 26, number 2, pp 120-125.

  • Keely E, Dojeiji S, Faught W. Pre-pregnancy counseling: what do residents write in their consultation letters. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. March 2004. Ref Fiona Hendry (editor).

  • Keely E, Dojeiji S, Myers K. 12 tips to Consultation Letter Writing. Medical Teacher, Nov. 2002, vol 24, no 6, pp 581-585.

  • Keely E, Myers K, Dojeiji S, Can Written Communication Skills be Tested in an Objective Structured Clinical Examination Format? Academic Medicine, January 2002, number 1, pp 82-86.

  • Myers K, Keely E, Dojeiji S, Norman G. Development of a Rating Scale to Evaluate Written Communication Skills of Residents. Academic Medicine, October supplement 1999, vol. 74 no. 10, pp S111-S113

  • Education Innovation: 2008 Developed a clinical teaching tool to enhance bedside (in-the-moment) teaching of CanMEDS Roles. START Card (available at RCPSC CanMEDS Store)

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