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Curtis Lavoie
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Emergency Medicine Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine,
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
613-737-7600 Ext. 5555
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Dr. Curtis Lavoie completed medical school at the University of Calgary in 1993 and his residency at Dalhousie University in Halifax in 1995. He worked as an emergency physician at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax as well as the Montreal Children's Hospital and various institutions throughout the Maritime Provinces. Since 2001, he has been based in Ottawa working full-time in emergency medicine, splitting his time between the Montfort Hospital and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). He is currently the co-chair of the CHEO emergency Green Team and the CHEO Hospital Green Team. His clinical interests include pediatric constipation, youth street drug use and anxiety disorders. Dr. Lavoie's research interests include outcome feedback in emergency medicine and environmental sustainability in health care.
Sample Publications:
Lavoie CF, Exam Table Paper: Benefits and Perceptions of Getting Rid of It. 2014. (In submission)
Lavoie CF, Plint AC, Gaboury I, Clifford TJ. "I never hear what happens, even if they die": a survey of emergency physicians about outcome feedback. CJEM 2009;11(6):523-528
Lavoie CF. Pas de nouvelles, mauvaises nouvelles. CJEM 2009;11(6):568-570 (English version: No News is Bad News. CJEM 2009;11(6):566-567)
Lavoie CF, Schachter H, Stewart AT, McGowan J. Does outcome feedback make you a better emergency physician? A systematic review and research framework proposal. CJEM 2009;11(6):545-552
Lavoie, CF, Croskerry, P. Outcome Feedback and Patient Safety. In : Patient Safety in Emergency Medicine. Pat Croskerry Editors. (August 2008)
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