Department of Pediatrics
UBC Faculty of Medicine
Rm 2D19, 4480 Oak Street
BC Children’s Hospital
Vancouver, BC  V6H 3V4

Telephone: 604-875-3177 / Events: 604-875-3455
Fax Number: 604-875-2890

BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre are located on Oak Street between 28th Avenue and 32nd Avenue.

The Oak Street site map will help you find the location of our hospitals and health centre buildings on the site.

UPDATED Jan 19 2023

Steven Miller, Chief of Pediatrics for BC Children’s Hospital
Caron Strahlendorf, Deputy Head
Christine Veloso, Senior Director, Physician and Academic Business Services

Associate Heads

Dr. Mary Bennett, Associate Head, Education and Departmental CBD Lead
Under recruitment, Associate Head, Clinical Affairs (Interim)
Dr. Jean Paul Collet, Associate Head, Research

Senior Medical Directors

Dr. Esias Van Rensburg, Child Development & Rehabilitation
Assistant: Mary Jane Hornaas
Dr. Derek Human, Acute & Critical Care (Interim)
Dr. Ralph Rothstein, Pediatric Medicine
Assistant: Matthew Lee

Kim de Gannes, Department Head
Michelle Man, Senior Director, Physician and Academic Business Services

Roze SidhuManager, Physician Recruitment & Compensation
Ellen Thorpe, Administrative Coordinator, Physician Support

Michelle Man, Communications Coordinator

Dr. Mary Bennett, Associate Head, Education and Departmental CBD Lead
Dr. Mia Remington, Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program
Dr. Sara Jassemi, Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program (Interim)
Dr. Erin Peebles, Director, Undergraduate Program
Dr. Victoria Atkinson, Director, Year 4 Clerkship
Dr. Jennifer Balfour, Assistant Director, Pediatric Residency Training Program, Victoria Site
Dr. Ralph Rothstein, Fellowship Chair
Sylvia Wu, Senior Manager, Education
Dylan King, Program Manager, Postgraduate and Undergraduate Medical Education
Basmah Bajunaid, Program Coordinator, UGME
Helena Lee, Program Assistant, Fellowship Education Program
Alan Heinrich, Program Assistant, Residency Program (on leave)
Kim-Ee Chong, Program Assistant, Evaluation & Assessment
Janet White, Program Assistant, Residency Program, Victoria Site
Patrice Pringle, Education & Program Assistant
Cathy Gao, Program Assistant, Scholarly Activities
Phoebe Lam, Education & CME Assistant
Andrei Madasov, Education Assistant, Medical Education

For Clinical Faculty Teaching Payment Queries Please Contact:

For all CaRMS Applicant Queries and Visiting Resident Electives please contact:

For all Observership Applicant Queries please contact:

(Note for any trainee application, elective, or observership queries please contact the designated email address only, duplicated messages should not be sent to multiple Department staff members)

Mo Sadek, Senior Manager, Finance
Christin Jung, Financial Analyst
Under recruitment, Assistant, Finance
Shuofan Dong, HR & Finance Assistant

Harjit Gill, Senior Manager, Human Resources
Jenny Lee, Assistant Manager, Human Resources
Kimi Tanaka, Manager and Writer, Faculty ARPT and Emeriti
Grace Kam, Assistant Manager and Writer, Faculty ARPT and Emeriti
Diana Lee, Human Resources Assistant, DARPT
Anna Hanson, Assistant, Human Resources
Matthew Lee, Physician Human Resources

Dr. Dzung Vo, Adolescent Health and Medicine
Dr. Edmond Chan, Allergy & Immunology
Dr. Sylvia Stockler, Biochemical Genetics
Dr. Shu Sanatani, Cardiology
Dr. Peter Skippen, (Interim) Critical Care
Dr. Wingfield Rehmus, Dermatology
Dr. Nancy Lanphear, Developmental Pediatrics
Dr. Garth Meckler, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Shazan Amed, Endocrinology
Dr. Vishal Avinashi, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Dr. Mumtaz Virji, General Pediatrics
Dr. Caron Strahlendorf, Hematology, Oncology & BMT
Dr. Ashley Roberts, Infectious Diseases
Dr. Emily Kieran, (Interim) Neonatology
Dr. Scott Wenderfer, Nephrology
Dr. Mary Connolly, Neurology
Dr. Sharon Dell, Respiratory Medicine
Dr. Lori Tucker, Rheumatology
Drs. Bruce Carleton and Dr. Ran Goldman, Division of Translational Therapeutics