Dr. Bouwsema is an adjunct staff and assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She completed her FRCPC EM residency at Queen’s, as well as the Resuscitation and Reanimation fellowship in her graduating year. She is currently expanding her skill set to include Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine, as one of the current fellow physicians with Ornge, Ontario’s critical care transport service.
Her academic interests anchor on education and quality improvement, particularly pertaining to procedural skills training, transition planning, and equipment organization/design.
Outside of medicine, Melissa likes to get outside whenever possible, whether that be on a paddle board, a hiking trail, or a patio.