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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

Dr. Julia von Oettingen Awarded the Dr. Donald A. Henderson Prize for Outstanding Global Health Research

Dr. Julia von Oettingen of Endocrinology, Assistant Professor in the Department of pediatrics, has been selected as one of this year’s recipients of the 2017-2018 Dr. Donald A....

Published: 25 Oct 2017

Dr. Patricia Fontela Appointed Associate Chair of Research

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Fontela was appointed the Department's Associate Chair for Research effective September 1, 2017.

Dr. Fontela is an attending in our Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and runs an innovative research program focusing on nosocomial infections. She has been most successful at securing external salary and operational support funding.

Published: 8 Sep 2017

Dr. Ronald Gottesman Appointed Inaugural Wendy MacDonald Chair in Pediatric Medical Education

The Department of Pediatrics is happy to announce the appointment of Dr. Ronald Gottesman as the inaugural Wendy MacDonald Chair in Pediatric Medical Education, starting August 1, 2017 for a five year term.

Published: 17 Jul 2017

Congratulations to CIHR Project Grant Recipients!

The Department of Pediatrics would like to congratulate Drs. Geneviève Bernard, Nancy Braverman, Lily Hechtman, Laurent Legault, Maryam Oskoui, and Aimee Ryan on being awarded 2017 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants!

Published: 30 May 2017

2016 Annual Report for the Department of Pediatrics Now Available

"The calendar year 2016 represented our first full year on the new Glen site. Not only did we experience a cycle of seasons, we also experienced the entire academic cycle. It was thus a year of numerous ‘firsts’ however defined and relentless novelty. It was also a year of adaptations and adjustments to a new geography....

Published: 18 May 2017