Prior to joining the CMPA in 2008, Dr. Janet Nuth worked in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital for over 20 years. Dr. Nuth is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa and was the co-director of the University of Ottawa’s emergency medicine clerkship for third year students and the director of Faculty Development for the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Nuth was one of seven nationally recognized emergency medicine educators that developed ED STAT, a one-day course where academic emergency physicians learn how to teach effectively in the high-pressure emergency environment. As part of the national teaching faculty, she provided this program to emergency physicians across Canada and internationally.
Dr. Nuth also served as the medical director of the P.A.R.T.Y. program (Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth) for over 15 years. Over 14,000 Ottawa area high school students have participated in this weekly injury prevention program held at the Ottawa Hospital.
Dr. Nuth has been recognized as an accomplished educator by a wide spectrum of learners from medical students, residents, medical faculty, and allied health personnel. She has won over 10 university and provincial teaching awards, including the Ontario Leadership in Faculty Teaching Award, the Capital Educator’s Award and the University of Ottawa Award of Excellence in Education.