Department Head

Steven Paul Miller, MDCM MAS FRCPC Professor and Head, Dept Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC, Chief Pediatric Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital

Updated Dec 15 2023

In April of 2022, the UBC Department of Pediatrics welcomed Dr. Steven Paul Miller, MDCM MAS FRCPC as Head, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC and Chief, Pediatric Medicine, BC Children’s Hospital.

Under Dr. Miller’s guidance and stewardship, we have set a new course for our collective to foster a thriving community that drives excellence and integration into pediatric care, research, and education in order to enable the best potential for every child, youth and caregiver in BC and beyond. Read more about our new plan in Vision 2028.

Learn more about Dr. Steven Miller:

One-on-One with Steven Miller

Integrating care with the new chief of pediatrics, Dr. Steven Miller

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The Miller Lab at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

The Neonatal Neuroscience Lab at SickKids

Recent Awards for Scholarship:

2022 Bernard Sachs Award, The Child Neurology Society

2021 Research Impact Award (formerly Physician Researcher Award for Scientific Accomplishment), The Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children.

2019/6 CanMEDS Excellence Award, Division of Neurology, The Hospital for Sick Children.

Recent Awards for Service:

2023 James H. Graham Award of Merit, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

2022 Fellow & Member, The Royal Society of Canada (RSC)

2021 Individual Leadership Award, Children’s Healthcare Canada

Recent Publications:

Preterm Neurodevelopmental Trajectories from 18 Months to 4.5 Years

Stepping up to COVID-19: A Clinical Trial of a Telepsychology Positive Parenting Program Targeting Behavior Problems in Children With Neurological Risk

Child Neurology: Cortical Malformations in Preterm Infants: Case From a Prospective Cohort

Early-life exposure to analgesia and 18-month neurodevelopmental outcomes in very preterm infants