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Dr. Estelle Chétrit Appointed Assistant Dean, MDCM Admissions

Dr. Estelle Chétrit, Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently appointed Assistant Dean, MDCM Admissions in the Faculty of Medicine. Congratulations!

Published: 11 Jul 2019

Dr. Frederick Andermann Obituary

Dr. Frederick Andermann a longtime member and Associate of our Division of Pediatric Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019.

Published: 2 Jul 2019

Faculty Promotions

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the promotion of the following faculty members to Associate Professor:

Dr. Najma Ahmed, Division of Gastroenterology

Dr. Deborah Friedman, Pht, Division of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Catherine Henin, Division of General Pediatrics

Published: 22 Mar 2019

Congrats to Dr. Seidman, Appointed Distinguished James McGill Professor

The Department of Pediatrics is delighted to announce that Dr. Ernest Seidman, Professor, has been appointed by the University as a Distinguished James McGill Professor. Please have a look at this link for more information

Published: 18 Mar 2019

Welcome to New Faculty!

Dr. Aisling O'Gorman, Faculty Lecturer, Northern and Native Health Program

I completed medical school at McGill and my residency in General Pediatrics at UBC. I subsequently worked as a Clinical Associate on the Oncology / BMT ward at BC Children’s Hospital for 2 years. 

Published: 16 Jan 2019

Welcome Dr. Aparna Suvrathan!

The Department of Pediatrics would like to introduce our newest Tenure Track PhD recruit Dr. Aparna Suvrathan, Assistant Professor.

Dr. Suvrathan has a joint appointment in Pediatrics and Neurology/Neurosurgery. Her home division in Pediatrics will be Pediatric Neurology and her lab is situated at the Centre for Research in the Neurosciences at the MGH site of the MUHC.

Published: 23 Apr 2018

Dr. Earl Rubin Appointed Division Director of Infectious Diseases

The Department of Pediatric is pleased to announce that Dr. Earl Rubin, Associate Professor, has been appointed Division Director of Infectious Diseases, starting May 1, 2018.

Published: 3 Apr 2018

Dr. Claire LeBlanc Reappointed Division Director of Pediatric Rheumatology

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce that Dr. Claire Leblanc, Associate Professor, has been renewed as Division Director of Pediatric Rheumatology for a five year term commencing April 1, 2018.

Published: 3 Apr 2018

Drs. Lands and Mazer Receipients of Sessenwein Award

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce Drs. Larry Lands and Bruce Mazer have been awarded the Sessenwein Award for a term of five years starting April 1, 2018.

Dr. Lands is presently Director of the Division of Respiratory Medicine and has an extensive track record as an independent investigator focusing on the immune challenges underlying cystic fibrosis and asthma.

Published: 13 Mar 2018

Congratulations to 2018-2019 Innovation Fund Recipients!

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the 2018-2019 recipients for Innovation Fund Awards. This annual $100,000 opportunity is meant to provide support for five projects formulated by membership targeting efforts in clinical innovation.

Published: 1 Mar 2018


Please join the Department of Pediatrics in congratulating the following Faculty Members on their promotion to Associate Professor. Each richly deserve this recognition of personal accomplishment.

Published: 8 Feb 2018

Dr. Saylor Appointed as Director of Indigenous Health Professions Education

Dr. Kent Syalor has been appointed as the Faculty of Medicine's Director of Indigenous Health Professions Education.

This appointment is a natural recognition of Dr. Saylor's long involvement in promoting both First Nations' participation and subject content in the formation of future health professionals. No doubt this will make a long term impact not only on the participants in his innovative efforts, but on the health of our First Nations population.

Published: 18 Jan 2018

Dr. Larry Lands Re-Appointed Division Director of Respirology

Dr. Larry Lands has been re-appointed as the Division Director of Respirology, in the Department of Pediatrics.

Published: 18 Jan 2018

Welcome to New Faculty!

Dr. Gabriel Altit, Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatology

Published: 10 Nov 2017

Dr. Thérèse Perreault re-appointed Division Director of Neonatology

Dr. Thérèse Perreault has been re-appointed as the Division Director of Neonatology. Dr. Perreault is the inaugural Director of this Division that was formed through the amalgamation of the Montreal Children's Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital legacy NICUs in advance of the move of both hospitals to our present Glen site.

Published: 2 Nov 2017