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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 Grasic
Alternate Phone: 416-813-1070 x 201070
Alternate Email: marta.grasic@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Lennox Huang is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He 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 Pediatrics at McMaster University and the Chief of Pediatrics at Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.  Dr. Huang has held numerous leadership roles at the regional, provincial and national level including 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.

Learning Interests

Dr. Huang’s academic interests are largely in the areas of simulation, patient safety, and health professional education. Most recently he has focused on using lean principles and in-situ simulation to guide the design and testing of clinical spaces. 

He led the creation of the paediatric high-fidelity simulation program at McMaster Children’s Hospital and has served and led numerous expert review panels and committees on caring for children and youth at a systems level.