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Welcome to Dr. Johnathan Wong to the Division of Neonatology

Dr. Wong joined the department in September as Clinical Faculty in the Division of Neonatology. Jonathan was born and raised in Vancouver and moved to Ontario for his studies. He completed his paediatric residency at Queen’s University and a Neonatal-Perinatal medicine fellowship at the University of Toronto. In terms of academic interests, he is focusing […]

Welcome to Dr. Manish Sadarangani

Dr. Manish Sadarangani will be joining the Department of Pediatrics as an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Medical Director of the Vaccine Evaluation Center at CFRI. He completed his DPhil with the Oxford Vaccine Group in the UK, developing novel vaccine candidates for protection against group B meningococcal disease, and […]

Welcome to Dr. Alysha Dedhar

Dr. Dedhar was born and raised in Vancouver, BC and completed her Undergraduate education at McGill University in Montreal. She then returned to Vancouver to complete both medical school and my residency training in Paediatrics through the University of British Columbia. Dr. Dedhar is an outdoor enthusiast, which makes Vancouver the perfect home. On her […]

Welcome to Dr. Jacqueline Wong

Jacqueline obtained her Bachelor of Sciences in Pharmacy and MD degrees at the University of Toronto, and subsequently completed her paediatric residency training here at BC Children’s hospital in June 2014. She went on to pursue a paediatric infectious diseases fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children, which she completed in June 2016. Currently, she […]

Congratulations to Dr. Alison Lee

Dr. Lee won the Canadian Paediatric Society Mental Health Section Award for the best poster submitted by a resident/fellow in the field of mental health. The poster presentation was on HEARTSMAP. The Mental Health Section is a network for paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists and other health professionals who want to meet and exchange information about best […]

Welcome to Dr. Sandesh Shivananda to the Division of Neonatology

Dr. Shivananda’s interest lies in knowledge translation and quality improvement. His focus has been in designing, implementation and evaluation of programs relevant to local context. So far he has obtained grants ($500,000) for programs in three domains; resuscitation and stabilization, Infant wellness assessment and prevention of escalated care events. These programs have 5-7 interventions involving […]

Pediatric Oncology Hematology Education Day, Oct 28 2016

The Provincial Pediatric Oncology Hematology Network, in conjunction with the Division of Pediatric Oncology Hematology BMT is committed to provide ongoing educational and discussion opportunities to support physicians and health care providers in the care of the child/adolescent with cancer and hematological disorders. This education day has been developed to reflect the needs of multidisciplinary […]

Tuberous Sclerosis Canada, Sept 17th in the Chan Centre at BCFRI

Tuberous Sclerosis Canada and the TSC Clinic at Children’s are hosting an Education Day on TSC on Sept 17th in the Chan Centre at CFRI. Dr. Elizabeth Thiele who is Director of the TSC Clinic at Mass Gen Hospital in Boston will speak. They follow over 400 children and adults. Dr. Peter Crino who is […]

Welcoming the 28th International Pediatric Association Congress to Vancouver

For the first time ever, Vancouver will host the International Pediatric Association (IPA) Congress from August 17-22. More than 2,400 delegates from around the world, including BC Children’s Hospital, will come together to discuss initiatives and research, listen to speakers and take part in a variety of workshops. [read more]

Summer program in medicine becomes global magnet

Brain anatomy can be a challenge for any student – so many sections, so many functions, so many connections. For students in the Vancouver Summer Program in Medicine, most of whom are not native English-speakers, it can also be a tongue-twisting experience. [read more]