Heart Institute Anesthesiologist Receives Top Honours for Clinical Teaching


Congratulations to Dr. Robert Chen

Dr. Robert Chen
Robert Chen, MD, is a staff anesthesiologist at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.

Dr. Robert Chen was recently honoured as the 2019 recipient of the Clinical Teacher Award by the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS), an accolade which recognizes excellence in the teaching of clinical anesthesia. This award is given to an active member of the CAS who has made a significant contribution to the teaching of anesthesia in Canada.

Dr. Robert Chen is recognized as a nationally acclaimed leader in Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS), following years of hard work in cardiac anesthesiology, critical care and perioperative echocardiography.

Throughout his career, he has excelled in a wide variety of clinical settings, including his time spent as a trauma team leader and neuro-trauma anesthesiologist/intensivist. In particular, his abilities as a clinical teacher have shone through greatly.

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