Clyde Matava

Clyde Matava
Associate Professor
Anesthesia
Clyde Matava
Location
The Hospital for Sick Children
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, M5G 1X8
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Appointments
Director of Innovation, Informatics and Technology, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children
Medical Students and Electives Coordinator, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children
eLearning Coordinator - Undergraduate Medical Education Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Electives Lead - Undergraduate Medical Education Anesthesia, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Clinical Interests
advanced airway management, pediatric anesthesia, regional anesthesia & ultrasound
Research Interests
education, quality improvement

Research/Teaching

Research Synopsis

Dr. Matava’s research interests are in the area of technological innovation of apps and software that to enhance medical education.  He is currently focusing on the factors that influence knowledge translation and technologies to improve both medical education and patient outcomes. Dr. Matava is the creator of the PediPain App, a bedside decision-tool for the management of pain in children.  Recently, he has also worked on the use of additive manufacturing from imaging methods and 3D modeling and printing for the management of difficult airways in pediatric patients.

Publications and Awards

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Recent Publications

  1. Friedman, Z., Hayter, M. A., Everett, T. C., Matava, C. T., Noble, L. M. K., & Bould, M. D. (2015). Power and conflict: the effect of a superior“s interpersonal behaviour on trainees” ability to challenge authority during a simulated airway emergency. Anaesthesia, 70(10), 1119–1129. http://doi.org/10.1111/anae.13191
  2. Lorenzo, A. J., Lynch, J., Matava, C., El-Beheiry, H., & Hayes, J. (2014). Ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane vs surgeon administered intraoperative regional field infiltration with bupivacaine for early postoperative pain control in children undergoing open pyeloplasty. The Journal of Urology, 192(1), 207–213. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2014.01.026
  3. Matava, C. T., Crawford, M. W., Pehora, C., Naser, B., & McDonnell, C. (2014). Early postoperative patient-controlled analgesia ratio predicts 24-hour morphine consumption and pain in children undergoing scoliosis surgery. Journal of Opioid Management, 10(1), 39–45. http://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2014.0190
  4. Matava, C. T., Rosen, D., Siu, E., & Bould, D. M. (2013). eLearning among Canadian anesthesia residents: a survey of podcast use and content needs. BMC Medical Education, 13, 59. http://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6920-13-59
  5. Pehora, C., Gajaria, N., Stoute, M., Fracassa, S., Serebale-O'Sullivan, R., & Matava, C. T. (2015). Are Parents Getting it Right? A Survey of Parents“ Internet Use for Children”s Health Care Information. Interactive Journal of Medical Research, 4(2), e12. http://doi.org/10.2196/ijmr.3790

Honours and Awards

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

New Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

2012 - Deparment of Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Robert Creighton Award for Excellence in Resident Teaching

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children

First prize in Clinical Research

2014 - Society for Pediatric Urology