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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Rosemary Moodie, MBBS, MBA, MPA, FRCPC, FAAP

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff Physician

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine

Other Positions

St. Joseph’s Hospital Centre Toronto, St. Michael's Hospital Network
Providence Healthcare
Inaugural Board Director

Scotia Bank Jamaica Foundation, Jamaica
Board Director

Accreditation Canada
International Surveyor

SickKids International

Phone: 416-743-6063
Fax: 416-743-0101
Email: rosemary.moodie@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Moodie graduated from University of West Indies before obtaining post-graduate training in pediatric medicine and neonatology at SickKids. While in her role as neonatologist and clinical teacher in Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, she obtained MBA and MPA. She is past Medical Director & Corporate Chief of Paediatrics of the Regional Maternal Child Program Rouge Valley Health System; Lead for the Maternal, Child, Youth and Gynaecology of the Central East LHIN; and served on regional and provincial committees advocating to improve health equity and expand quality health-care access for children. She is senior surveyor for Accreditation Canada and consults in planning of regional health-care services and health human resources.

Moodie’s contribution to volunteerism, philanthropy and advocacy is extensive. She is Inaugural Board Director, Providence Healthcare, St. Joseph’s Hospital Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital Toronto and Board Director of ScotiaBank Jamaica Foundation. Moodie was past President & Chair, YWCA Toronto, Advisory Board of Food for the Poor Canada, and Board Director P.A.C.E. Canada. She has been recognized for her significant contributions to improving social inequities and health disparities facing vulnerable members of society by the Government of Jamaica, University of Toronto, City of Toronto, CPSO, RCPSC, Canadian Paediatric Society and Ontario Medical Association.

External Funding

Physicians Services Incorporated Foundation


Honours and Career Awards

2017 The Order of Distinction Rank of Commander, Government of Jamaica
2017 The University of the West Indies Alumni, Distinguished Service Award for Maternal and Child Health
2016 Extraordinary Women: Making a Difference Award, Kiwanis Club, Jamaica
2015 Pan Am / Parapan Am Games Toronto - Torchbearer
2011 Women Recognizing Women Award, JCA, Canada
2007 Continuing Professional Development Award, American Academy of Pediatrics

2016 Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award, Canadian Paediatric Society
2016 African Canadian Achievement Award, Canada
2016 Certificate of Merit, Canadian Paediatric Society, Ottawa, Canada.
2015 Prix d’excellence / Specialist of the Year, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
2015 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award, Royal Bank of Canada
2014 Top 25 Canadian Women of Influence, Women of Influence, Canada
2013 Harry Jerome Health Sciences Award, BBPA, Canada

2015 Presidential Award, Ontario Medical Association, Ontario, Canada
2015 Council Award, Honouring Outstanding Ontario Physicians, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
2015 University of Toronto Alumni Association Alumni Award for Community Engagement, Toronto, Canada
2014 Access, Equity and Human Rights Award - Constance E. Hamilton Award for Status of Women, City of Toronto, Ontario
2014 Top 10 High Achieving Women, Rotman Women in Management Association, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada
2013 Glenn Sawyer Community Service Award, Ontario Medical Association


Wong JP, Venu I, Moodie RG, Cuddalore Arivudainambi V, Stewart H, Nicolae A, Zweig KN, van den Heuvel M, Ford-Jones EL, Wong PD. Breastfeeding: Brushing up on oral health. (Accepted for publication 24 July 2017). Journal of Family Practice 2017.

Venu I, van den Heuvel M, Wong JP, Berkhoff CM, Feller A, Moodie RG, Ford-Jones EL, Wong PD. The Breastfeeding Paradox: Relevance for Household Food Insecurity. Paediatrics and Child Health 2017. 22:4, 180-3.

Au VA, Wong JP, Venu I, Moodie RG, Etoom Y, Kieswetter L, Gerstle JT, Wong PD. Failing to thrive, abdominal pain, and vomiting: A hairy situation. (Accepted for publication 20 June 2017) Paediatrics and Child Health 2017.

Wong JP, Cuddalore Arivudainambi V, Venu I, Etoomb Y, Moodie RG, Wong PD. A 6-Week-Old Girl with Weak Cry and Cardiac Murmur. Paediatric and Child Health 2017. 22:4, 177-8.

Wong PD, Dave MG, Tulloch T, Feldman ML, Ford-Jones EL, Parkin PC, Moodie RG. Community Health Centres – Potential opportunities of community paediatrics: From multidisciplinary clinical care to Board Governance. Paediatrics and Child Health 2015, 20(1): 12-14.