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Diagnostic imaging
Diagnostic Imaging

Visiting Professors

Each year, our Visiting Professor Program promotes the presence of distinguished professors and representatives from the Diagnostic Imaging field from all over the world at SickKids and the University of Toronto.

The program allows staff from our own Department and around the Hospital to experience different and innovative teaching methods, while making a relevant contribution to intensifying and consolidating new and continuing cooperation projects and relationships with various hospitals and universities worldwide.

A summary of visiting professor activities for 2017/2018 is shown below:

Dr. Elka Miller
Chief, Medical Director, and Research Director, 
Medical Imaging Department,
The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Canada

January 26, 2017

  • Can 3T Tesla Fetal MRI Improve the Image Resolution of Brain Structures?

Dr. Laurent Garel
Clinical Professor of Radiology, 
Universite de Montreal
Staff Radiologist, Department of Medical Imaging, Ste. Justine Hospital
Montreal, Canada

February 13, 2017

  • Testicular and Ovarian Torsion - Time is the Enemy

Dr. Ethan Smith
Paediatric Radiology
University of Michigan
Michigan, US

May 1-2, 2017

  • Paediatric Appendicitis MRI
  • Imaging-Based Treatment Decision in Paediatric Oncology

Dr. Tracy Kilborn
Associate Professor
University of Cape Town
Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa

May 8, 9, 11, 2017

  • "Case Base" Teaching Sessions for Fellows & Residents
  • Spinal Infection in Children
  • Neuroimaging in Paediatric HIV

Dr. Russell Metcalfe
Paediatric Radiologist, 
Director, Starship Paediatric Radiology,
Starship Hospital/Child Health
Auckland, NZ

July 11, 12, 2017

  • "Shaken Islands and Shaken Babies" Earthquakes, child abuse, and the influence of FAKE science, making life difficult for paediatric radiologists in New Zealand.
  • Interpreting Paediatric Bone Lesions
  • Radiology in Paediatric Intensive Care

Dr. Andrea Rossi
Chief, Neuroradiology,
IRCCS Istituto Giannini Gaslini Children's Hospital 
Professor, Radiology and Neuroradiology, 
University of Genoa
Genoa, Italy

October 6, 2017

  • Spinal Dysraphism
  • Difficult Case Conference: Focus on the Posterior Cranial Fossa

Dr. Hojjat Ahmadzadehfar
Head of Therapy
University Hospital Bonn
Bonn, Germany

January 11, 2018

  • Radionuclide therapy or Theranostics in neuroendocrine tumors, and radiomebolization of liver mets

Dr. Linda Probyn
Director, Postgraduate Medical Education, Admissions and Evaluation
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Associate Professor and Vice-Chair Education, Department of Medical Imaging
University of Toronto

February 6, 2018

  • Effective Feedback - This Won't Hurt a Bit

Dr. Kshitij Mankad
Consultant Paediatric Neuroradiologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
London, England

February 15-16, 2018

  • Relapsing Demyelinating Disorders in Children
  • Response Assessment in Paediatric Brain Tumors: Current Concepts and Challenges
  • Neurometabolic Disorders: Simplifying the Approach
  • Interesting Cases GOSH - Workshop

Dr. Bruno Soares
Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology
Johns Hopkins Hospital 
Baltimore, MD

May 3-4, 2018

  • Pattern Approach to Paediatric Neurometabolic Disorders
  • Update on Supratentorial Brain Malformations
  • MR Spectroscopy: Basics and Paediatric Neurological Applications
  • Interesting Cases

See Previous Visiting Professors to our Department.