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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Rayzel Shulman, PhD, MD, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Physician

Research Institute
Scientist-Track Investigator
Child Health Evaluative Sciences

Phone: 416-813-6218
Fax: 416-813-6304
Email: rayzel.shulman@sickkids.ca
Alternate Contact: Lindsay Paterson
Alternate Email: lindsay.paterson@sickkids.ca

Brief Biography

Rayzel Shulman received her undergraduate degree in Biology at McGill University, her medical degree at McMaster University in 2004, and her PhD in Health Services Research from the Institute for Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto in 2015. She trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.

She is currently a staff physician in the Division of Endocrinology, Department of Paediatrics and Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (status only) at the University of Toronto. She is a Scientist-Track Investigator at the SickKids Research Institute and an Adjunct Scientist at ICES.

Clinical Interests

Care of children with diabetes mellitus and general endocrine disorders.

Research Activities

Dr. Shulman’s research program is focused on developing and evaluating health services interventions to improve health outcomes and the quality of care for youth living with diabetes as they transition to adult care. She is particularly interested in developing and evaluating interventions that leverage existing population-level administrative datasets to inform health system change. She works with teams of researchers from disciplines including health service research, implementation science, and quality improvement.


For a list of Dr. Shulman's publications please visit PubMed.