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About Sickkids
About SickKids

Kin Fan Young Tai, MBBS, MHSc, FRCPC

The Hospital for Sick Children
Staff Neonatologist
Neonatology

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor
Paediatrics

Other Positions

Mount Sinai Hospital
Paediatrics
Staff Neonatologist

The Scarborough Hospital
Paediatrics
Courtesy Staff Physician


Phone: 416-586-4800 x5312
Fax: 416-586-8745
Email: KinFan.YoungTai@sinaihealthsystem.ca

Brief Biography

Dr. Kin Fan Young Tai's main interests are in education and neonatal resuscitation training. Medical Coordinator of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and co-leads the NICU Neonatal Resuscitation Committee at Mt Sinai Hospital. Provides outreach courses to other disciplines such as anesthesia, family medicine, and allied health: midwifery and anesthesia assistants.

Academic Background

  • 1974-80   MB.BS., Faculty of Medicine, University of West Indies, Jamaica, West Indies
  • 1981-82   Rotating Intern, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados, West Indies
  • 1982-84   Paediatric Resident, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1984-85   Associate Chief Resident, Paediatrics, Children's Hospital of Western Ontario, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • 1985-86   Clinical Fellow, Paediatric ICU/Neonatology, Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
  • 1986-88   Clinical Fellow, Neonatology, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 1988-89   Chief Fellow, Neonatology, Mt Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 2000-02   Masters of Health Science in Bioethics, University of Toronto, Ontario

Research Interests

Quality review of neonatal resuscitation practices

Publications

Top Publications:

  1. Maxwell C, McGeer A, Tai KFY, Sermer M. No. 225-Management Guidelines for Obstetric Patients and Neonates Born to Mothers With Suspected or Probable Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada 2017; 39(8): e130-e137.
  2. Shah P, Shah P, Young Tai K. Chest compression and/or epinephrine at birth for preterm infants <32 weeks gestational age: matched cohort study of neonatal outcomes. Journal of Perinatology 2009; (29): 693-697.
  3. Steel O'Connor KO, Mowat DL, Scott HM, Carr PA, Dorland JL, Young Tai KF. A randomized trial of two public health nurse follow-up programs after early obstetrical discharge: an examination of breastfeeding rates, maternal confidence and utilization and costs of health services. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2003; 94(2): 98-103. 

Full bibliography