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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Arlette Lefebvre, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children

University of Toronto
Associate Professor

Phone: 416-813-7533
Fax: 416-813-5326
Email: arlette.lefebvre@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Lefebvre is a child psychiatrist on staff at The Hospital for Sick Children and Bloorview Kids Rehab. Within SickKids, she consults to the Paediatric Academic Multi-organ Transplant Team, the Division of Rheumatology and the HIV and AIDS Comprehensive Care Clinic. Affectionately known to her patients as "Dr. Froggie," she was the founding president of AbilityOnline, the first online network for paediatric patients, which she created in 1992.

In the community, Dr. Lefebvre has been very active in a long list of volunteer organizations and support networks over the years. Currently, she sits on the Executive of the Board of the Media Awareness Network of Canada, on the board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada, and on the Special Education Advisory Council to the Ontario Minister of Education.

Some of her awards include: Women on the Move, Women Who Make a Difference, the Easter Seal Gold Merit Award, the Variety Club Diamond Award, induction into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame, the Order of Ontario and the Order of Canada.