Mathilde Gaudreau Simard
Mathilde Gaudreau-Simard is a General Internist at The Ottawa Hospital. She earned her medical degree from McGill University after completing a law degree at the University of Montreal. Most recently, she completed a master’s in health administration at the University of Toronto. Dr. Gaudreau Simard’s quality improvement work revolves around two themes – point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and planetary health. As it pertains to POCUS, she is currently working on increasing the uptake of this technology to streamline care processes and to identify the most efficient approaches to address diagnostic needs. In regards to planetary health, she is building awareness on the carbon footprint of current care pathways and is leveraging quality improvement science to reduce the waste associated with inpatient care.