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Markku T. Nousiainen, BA (Hons), MD, MS, M.Ed., FRCS(C)

Associate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Holland Centre
43 Wellesley St. E., Room 621
Toronto, ON
M4Y 1H1

Phone: 416-967-8639
Fax: 416-967-8781

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Assistant: Lovena Smith
Phone: 416-967-8639
Fax: 416-967-8781
Email: lovena.smith@sunnybrook.ca

Dr. Nousiainen has clinical subspecialty interests in elective lower extremity reconstruction (primary and revision hip and knee arthroplasty) and orthopaedic trauma reconstruction involving periarticular fractures and pelvic and acetabular fractures. He joined the staff in 2007.

Education:

  • BA (Hons), 1993, Queen's University, Canada
  • M.Sc., 1995, biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
  • MD, 2000, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCS(C), 2005, orthopaedic surgery residency training program, U of T
  • M.Ed., 2008, health professions education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, U of T
  • Clinical fellowship, 2006, adult lower extremity reconstruction, Mount Sinai Hospital, U of T
  • Clinical fellowship, 2007, orthopaedic trauma service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

Research Foci:

  • Competency-based education at the residency and fellowship levels
  • Role of surgical navigation in the training of novice and expert surgeons
  • Education policy at the surgical fellowship training level

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Administrative Assistant: Lovena Smith
Phone: 416-967-8639
Fax: 416-967-8781
Email: lovena.smith@sunnybrook.ca

Education:

  • BA (Hons.), 1993, Queen's University, Canada
  • M.Sc., 1995, biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, U.S.
  • MD, 2000, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCS(C), orthopaedic surgery residency training program, 2005, U of T
  • M.Ed., 2008, health professions education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, U of T
  • Clinical fellowship, 2006, adult lower extremity reconstruction, Mount Sinai Hospital, U of T
  • Clinical fellowship, 2007, orthopaedic trauma service, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Associate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Holland Bone and Joint Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Active staff, division of orthopaedic surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Associate professor, department of surgery, U of T
  • Program director, competency-based curriculum, division of orthopaedic surgery, U of T
  • Program director, division of orthopaedic surgery, U of T

Research Foci:

  • Competency-based education at the residency and fellowship levels
  • Role of surgical navigation in the training of novice and expert surgeons
  • Education policy at the surgical fellowship training level

Research Summary:

Dr. Nousiainen's clinical interests are in adult trauma (pelvic, acetabular and periarticular fractures) and reconstruction (primary and revision total hip, and knee arthroplasty). His research interests involve competency-based education in residency and fellowship training; teaching policy in fellowship-level education; and surgical skills education, particularly involving computer navigation, at the novice and expert levels.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Wong BM, Coffey M, Nousiainen MT, Brydges R, McDonald-Blumer H, Atkinson A, Levinson W, Stroud L. Learning through experience: influence of formal and informal training on medical error disclosure skills in residents. J Grad Med Ed. 2017 Feb:9(1):66–72.
  2. Nousiainen MT, McQueen SA, Hall J, Kraemer W, Ferguson P, Marsh JL, Reznick R, Reed MR, Sonnadara R. Resident education in orthopaedic trauma: the future role of competency-based medical education. Bone Joint J. 2016 Oct;98(10):1320–5.
  3. Nousiainen MT, McQueen SA, Ferguson P, Alman B, Kraemer W, Safir O, Reznick R, Sonnadara R. Simulation for teaching orthopaedic residents in a competency-based curriculum: do the benefits justify the increased costs? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Apr;474(4):935–44.
  4. T Dwyer, V Wadey, D Archibald, W Kraemer, J Townley, D Ogilvie-Harris, M Petrera, P Ferguson, M Nousiainen. Cognitive and psychomotor entrustable professional activities: can simulators help assess competency in trainees? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2016 Apr;474(4):926–34.
  5. Nousiainen MT, Caverzagie K, Ferguson P, Frank J for the International CBME Collaborators. Implementing competency-based medical education: What changes in curricular structure and processes are needed? Med Teach. 2017 Jun;39(6):594–8.