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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Briseida Mema, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Physician PICU
Critical Care Medicine

Research Institute
Project Investigator
Research Institute

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Department of Paediatrics

Email: briseida.mema@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Samantha Morin
Alternate Phone: 416-813-4918
Alternate Fax: 416-813-7299
Alternate Email: samantha.morin@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Briseida Mema studied medicine at the University of Tirana in Albania where she received the Academic Excellence Grant for three subsequent years. She completed her paediatric residency and critical care sub speciality training at the University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children.  

During her paediatric and critical care training she was voted and awarded the 2008 Christopher Ondaatje Teaching Award, and later the 2010 John Edmonds Teaching Award. Her teaching excellence continued as staff physician and in 2012 was the recipient of the Harry Bain Award, given to a Department of Paediatrics full time faculty member voted by the residents as an outstanding teacher, POWER award in 2012 and The University of Toronto Critical Care Medicine Teaching Award for SickKids site in 2018.

She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics and a Clinician Educator. Her interests involve technical skills training, assessment in CBME era and learning transfer from simulation to the bedside. She is a member of the examination board for Critical Care Medicine, Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. After finishing the Educational Scholars Program, she completed  Masters of Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, supported by a Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada grant in Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education.

SickKids REACH Profile: https://reach.sickkids.ca/display/771058