Dr. Deepak Manhas

Program Director, UBC Division of Neonatology, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC, Neonatologist, BC Women’s Hospital

Name:    
Dr. Deepak Manhas

Role:    
Program Director, UBC Division of Neonatology, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC, Neonatologist, BC Women’s Hospital

Qualifications:
MD, FRCP(C), FAAP, MHPE

Biography:  Dr. Deepak Manhas is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Pediatrics and a clinical neonatologist with the Division of Neonatology. He completed his Pediatric Residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Sub-Specialty at the University of British Columbia and his Masters of Medical Education with Maastricht University.  His Masters Thesis was on the use of Telesimulation to provide Outreach Education for Community Hospitals.  After his fellowship, he completed his training in Neonatal Resuscitation at the Oregon Health & Science University.  He is the Program Director for the UBC Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship program and chairs the Neonatal Resuscitation Committee.  He chairs the ACoRN Education Committee for the Canadian Pediatric Society and is a member of the Canadian Pediatric Society’s Fetus and Newborn Committee.  He currently chairs the Canadian Neonatal OSCE Committee.  His recent work has been improving parental-neonatal bonds and time-sensitive neonatal care with his work with the Neonatal Golden Hour.  He is currently evaluating methods of improving Teamwork and Communication in our clinical settings.