Suzanne MacDonald

SUZANNE MACDONALD, MD, FRCP(c), FAAP, is a Pediatrician, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the division of Adolescent Medicine, and an Associate Member of the Institute of Health Sciences Education. She is the Rotation Coordinator, an educator/evaluator for the Adolescent Medicine Rotation, and Division Educational Leader for the division of Adolescent Medicine. She is an Examiner for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Pediatrics Exam, a Member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons MCQ committee, and a Member of the Multidisciplinary Patient Safety Meetings at the Fédération des Médecins Spécialistes du Quebec (FMSQ). Dr. MacDonald has published in the following peer-reviewed journals: Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Human Reproduction, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, and Reproductive Medicine.

Current Research interests: confidentiality and consent in pediatrics, ethics and clinical applications; pediatric and adolescent eating disorders; adolescent development and how this is impacted by a chronic illness; transition to adult care from pediatrics; pediatric and adolescent gynecology; assessing how adolescent medicine is taught to family medicine residents with a view to enhancing the teaching curriculum; and improving communication between providers and families around emotionally charged scenarios.

E-mail: Suzanne.macdonald [at]

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