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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Eyal Cohen, MD, M.Sc, FRCP(C)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Physician, Co-Founder, Complex Care Program

Research Institute
Program Head and Associate Scientist
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

University of Toronto
Professor (Primary Appointment)

Professor and Full Graduate Faculty Member
Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation

Other Positions

McMaster University
CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research

Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Adjunct Scientist

Phone: 416-813-5795
Fax: 416-813-5663
Email: eyal.cohen@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Cindy Groff
Alternate Email: cindy.groff@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Eyal Cohen completed his medical training at the University of Toronto in 2000. He trained in paediatrics at SickKids where he was also a chief resident. He came on staff in the Division of Paediatric Medicine in 2005 after working at the Children's Hospital at Westmead in Sydney, Australia and completed an M.Sc in health research methodology at McMaster University in 2007.

Clinical Care Activities

  • General inpatient paediatrics.
  • Children with complex chronic conditions.

Academic Background

2000 Doctor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2007 Master of Science, Health Research Methodology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON

Research Interests

  • Inpatient care
  • Complex Care
  • Barriers to research involving children
  • Pneumonia


2018 - Physician Researcher Award for Scientific Accomplishment, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON.

2015-2016 - Canadian Harkness/CFHI Fellow in Health Care Policy & Practice, Commonwealth Fund and Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, USA.

2014 - Junior Faculty Award for Clinical Excellence in Pediatric Medical Care, Department of Pediatrics, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON.  

2008 - Harry Bain Award for excellence in teaching by a full-time member of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

2004 - Christopher Ondaatje Award for excellence in teaching by a paediatric resident

2002 - Lindt Resident Research Award


Dr. Eyal Cohen's Publications on PubMed

Dr. Eyal Cohen's Google Scholar Page

Please note: Some errors may exist, as publication lists are auto-populated.