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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Briseida Mema, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Physician PICU
Critical Care Medicine


Email: briseida.mema@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Catherine Day
Alternate Phone: 416-813-4918
Alternate Email: catherine.day@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 subspeciality 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.

She is a Clinician Educator and her interests involve technical skills training, 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 is now enrolled in the 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