Natalie Clavel completed a Bachelor of Science degree with Honors in Biochemistry and Biotechnology on full academic scholarship from Carleton University in 2002. After attending medical school at the University of Ottawa, she was accepted into the University of Ottawa postgraduate training program in Anesthesiology. Dr. Clavel became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2012.
In 2015, Natalie completed a Masters in Health Science Administration with the Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation (IHPME), at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include: health systems and policy evaluation, physician performance and accountability, and practical application of business theory for perioperative quality improvement. Natalie obtained her Lean Green Belt training for healthcare via KPMG in 2015 and was awarded her Certified Heath Executive (CHE) designation in July 2015. She is a member of the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR), the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL), and is an active member of the OMA Anesthesiology Section Working Group for the “Vision 20/20: Beyond the Mask” quality initiative.
Dr. Clavel joined the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at University Health Network, based at Toronto Western Hospital, in March 2014. She is a lecturer with the Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto. Her clinical focus is Ambulatory Anesthesia. Natalie is active in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education; she is currently the faculty site lead at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospitals, for medical students in the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Program (LInC), at the University of Toronto.