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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Ellen Charkot, MRT(R), QC, BHA

The Hospital for Sick Children
Director, Diagnostic Imaging and Vascular Access
Diagnostic Imaging


Phone: 416-813-6063
Fax: 416-813-8591
Email: ellen.charkot@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Jill Hynes
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6026
Alternate Email: jill.hynes@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Ellen Charkot assumed the role of Director, Clinical Services, with the portfolio of Diagnostic Imaging and Vascular Access in 2007. In her many years at SickKids, she has held a number of clinical positions in General Radiography, Cardiology and Ultrasound before becoming supervisor of the General X-ray Division. In 1984 she obtained certification as a Quality Control Technologist and soon after was appointed Chief Technologist. Charkot also held the position of Manager of PACS and Diagnostic Health Services. In 2001 she received her Bachelor of Health Administration (BHA) from Ryerson University.

Charkot is a key resource, both within the organization and throughout the Paediatric Network. She has been involved in continuing education for technologists and has presented at numerous national/international conferences. She is currently a member of the Radiological Technology Advisory Committee focusing her energies on the improvement of radiation safety, particularly for pediatrics.