Dr. Sandesh Shivananda

Associate Professor, UBC, Medical Director, Neonatologist, BC Women’s Hospital

Name:  

Dr. Sandesh Shivananda

Role:  

Associate Professor, UBC, Medical Director, Neonatologist, BC Women’s Hospital

Qualifications:  

MD, FRCP

Biography:     

Dr. Sandesh Shivananda is an Associate Professor at UBC and a Staff Neonatologist at BC Women’s Hospital, with the Division of Neonatology.  Dr. Shivananda received his Medical Degree from the University of Mysore, 1998 and then was trained in Neonatology at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India (1997-2003) and at the University of Toronto, 2007. From there, Dr. Shivananda completed his Masters in Health Informatics at the University of Victoria, BC.

Dr. Shivananda’s interests lie in knowledge translation, integration of technology, and quality improvement. His focus has been in designing, implementing, and evaluating QI programs. He is also the site investigator for the Canadian Neonatal Network’s – Evidence based Practice for Improving Quality. He co-chairs the Neonatal Leadership and Quality and Safety Improvement committees. He also serves as the EPIQ workshop lead facilitator.