Facebook Pixel Code
About Sickkids
About SickKids

Michaela Cada, MD, FRCPC, FAAP, MPH

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Haematologist/Oncologist

Education Training Program Director

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Fax: 416-813-5327
Email: michaela.cada@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Eleanor Paulino
Alternate Phone: 416-813-7654 ext. 205886
Alternate Email: eleanor.paulino@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Michaela Cada completed her undergraduate and medical studies at the University of Ottawa. She then pursued General Paediatric and Paediatric Haematology/Oncology training at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto and completed a Master in Public Health Degree with specialization in Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Analysis at the Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University. She obtained further training in education via the Education Scholars Program at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute in Toronto.

Dr. Cada worked as a Senior Clinical Trust Fellow in Paediatric Oncology at The Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London, UK, before accepting a staff position in Haematology/Oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in Ottawa. She then relocated to Toronto and presently holds the position of Staff Physician in the Division of Haematology/Oncology at the Hospital for Sick Children and is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She is the Director of the Haematology/Oncology Training Program, one of the largest clinical training programs in the world.

Clinical Care Activities:

  • Physician – Bone Marrow Failure and Myelodysplasia
  • Physician – General Haematology
  • Physician – Thrombosis

Research Interests

  • Health outcomes of patients with inherited and acquired bone marrow failure and myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Standardization of care of benign haematology patients to drive improved quality of care and service delivery

External Funding

  • Aplastic Anemia and Myelodysplasia Association (AAMDS) of Canada
  • Fanconi Anemia Research Fund
  • C17 Research Network


2014: ASH Abstract Achievement Award
2014: Best Abstract Award: Haematology Section Research Day, Division of Haematology/Oncology, Toronto, ON
2013: Trainee Award