Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism

Resident Biographies

 

PGY 4

 

Dr. Christine Orr

Hometown: St. John's, NL
Undergraduate degree/school: Biology/English Literature, Memorial University
Medical School: Memorial University; Internal Medicine: Queen's University
Hobbies: Reading, Running/Gym, Traveling
Academic interests: Transition of care, endocrine oncology, obesity
Research interests: Diabetes/Oncology, subcutaneous insulin infusion (Insulin pumps)
Most interesting job you’ve done outside of medicine? I taught ballet, tap, jazz at The Dance Centre for 10 years!
Most interesting place you’ve visited? Florence, Italy or Gros Morne National Park
Favorite IM “chief complaint”? Altered LOC
Most Memorable IM/Endocrine experience: My first myxedema coma! Admitted to IMU with hypothermia NYD.

Favorite medical themed TV show? Grey's Anatomy

Nickname: Chrissie / Tini


PGY 5

Dr. Oren Steen

Hometown: Hamilton, ON
Undergraduate degree/school: Queen's University
Medical School: Western University
Hobbies: running, tennis, playing saxophone
Academic interests :teaching residents and medical students
Research interests: physical activity patterns among physicians, educational research
Most interesting job you’ve done outside of medicine? Sold high-end knives
Most interesting place you’ve visited? Israel
Favorite IM “chief complaint”? weakness
Most Memorable IM/Endocrine experience: needle pricked myself during a paracentesis on a patient with Hep C cirrhosis. Luckily I didn't contract anything. :-)


Favorite medical themed TV show? Grey's Anatomy


Nickname: some call me "Or", but I don't usually go by one