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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Joey Bonifacio, MD, FRCPC

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Paediatrics


Phone: 416-813-8859
Email: joey.bonifacio@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Joey is an adolescent medicine specialist in the Division of Emergency Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. He works as an adolescent medicine specialist at St. Michael's Hospital, Covenant House, a Catholic shelter for homeless youth, and Evergreen, a street clinic for at-risk youth through the Yonge Street Mission. His interests include homeless & street-involved youth, immigrant teens, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adolescents.

After graduating with his AB cum laude in linguistics from Cornell University, Joey completed his MD from the University of British Columbia. He completed his general paediatrics training and social paediatrics fellowship at the Montreal Children's Hospital where he was also chief resident. He then completed his adolescent medicine fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children.

During this residency and fellowships, Joey completed an M.Sc in Experimental Medicine concentrating in Bioethics from McGill University and an MPH in Clinical Effectiveness from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is currently completing his MA in Sociocultural & Medical Anthropology at the University of Toronto.

Joey was the recipient of the Marvin Gerstein Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching at the Hospital for Sick Children in 2013.