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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Jennifer Young, B.Sc, MBBS, DM (Paeds)

The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Staff Neonatologist

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor

Other Positions

Mount Sinai Hospital
Staff Neonatologist

Phone: 416-586-4800 x7605
Fax: 416-586-8745
Email: jennifer.young@sinaihealthsystem.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Jennifer Young is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and a Staff Neonatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Her areas of interest include medical education and neonatal transitional and community follow-up care.

Academic Background

Dr. Jennifer Young obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Guelph.  She then completed her medical training at the University of the West Indies – Mona Campus Jamaica then underwent paediatric training there. She completed her Neonatal Perinatal fellowship training at the University of Toronto. She is currently pursuing a Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University.

Research Interests

NICU Transitional Care, Community Peer to Peer Support


Top Publications:

  • Raghuram K, Mukerji A, Young J, Yee W, Seshia M, Dow K, Shah V. Surfactant utilization and short-term outcomes in an era of non-invasive respiratory support in Canadian neonatal intensive care units. Journal of Perinatology 2017; 37(9): 1017-1023. . 
  • Smith RW, Mohamed A, Young J, Jefferies A, Shah V. Factors associated with car seat test failure in late preterm infants: A retrospective chart review. Paediatrics and Child Health 2016; 21(1): 16-20.
  • Shah PS, Hakak H, Mohamed A, Shah J, Young J, Kelly E. Oxygen saturation profile in late-preterm and term infants: a prospective cohort study. Journal of Perinatology 2014; 34(12): 917-920.

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