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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Lennox Huang, MD, FAAP, CPE

The Hospital for Sick Children
Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs
Medical Affairs

Staff Surgeon
Critical Care Medicine

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Email: lennox.huang@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Marta Butcher
Alternate Phone: 416-813-1070 x 201070
Alternate Email: marta.butcher@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Lennox Huang is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Huang’s other leadership roles at SickKids include co-chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and Medical Director for Boomerang Health.

Dr. Huang is a staff physician in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit at SickKids and holds the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and Associate Clinical Professor of Paediatrics at McMaster University. Dr. Huang’s past leadership roles include Chair of the Department of Paediatrics at McMaster University and the Chief of Paediatrics at Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Dr. Huang has served in the past as President of the Regional Medical Associates of Hamilton, and Vice President of the Paediatric Chairs of Canada.

At the national level he led the PCC Physician Workforce Initiative and PCC Patient Safety Initiatives. Dr. Huang’s background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University, M.D. from the University of Toronto followed by Pediatric Residency and Critical Care Fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Huang holds a CPE designation from the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. In addition to healthcare administration and clinical care, Dr. Huang is academically active in the areas of simulation, patient safety, and health professional education. He has a particular interest in applying healthcare simulation to the design and testing of new facilities and in the detection of latent safety threats.

He has served on the board of directors for the International Pediatric Simulation Society and currently sits on the board of the Global Network for Simulation in Healthcare.

Research, Education & Clinical Hub (REACH) profile:  https://reach.sickkids.ca/display/1352650

Twitter:  @lennoxhuang

Research Interests

  • Simulation
  • Patient Safety
  • Lean 
  • Design Thinking
  • Healthcare leadership