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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Abel Ickowicz, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Psychiatrist
Psychiatry

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry


Phone: 416-813-6174
Email: abel.ickowicz@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Sandy Penwarden
Alternate Fax: 416-813-5326
Alternate Email: sandy.penwarden@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Abel Ickowicz is a Staff Psychiatrist at The Hospital for Sick Children(SickKids) and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Ickowicz has been on staff at SickKids and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto since 1986. He is also appointed to the Institute of Medical Science of the University of Toronto. He has served as Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chair, Medical Advisory Committee at SickKids. Ickowicz is past president of the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Ickowicz’ research interests include mental health ethics, bioethics in children and adolescents, developmental psychopathology and learning. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications and book chapters.