Melanie Buba

Investigator, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Buba is a hospital pediatrician whose research interests include health systems with a focus on quality improvement, patient- and family-centered care, virtual care, transitions in care, evidence-based medicine and workplace culture. She is also involved in developing the field of pediatric hospital medicine in Canada.

Research Projects

  1. “Green Means Go”: Creation of a discharge checklist tool for patients with bronchiolitis

    19/08/2020

    Development of standardized medical discharge criteria for patients with bronchiolitis is a safe and effective way to improve predictability, transparency, communication and patient flow, while enhancing engagement of the health care team and patient and family satisfaction

  2. Head to toe practice: Implementation and outcomes of a suicide screener in pediatric hospital inpatient units

    19/08/2020

    The hope is that this new practice will reduce emergency hospital visits for mental health crises and facilitate early access to mental health services.