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Tomorrow Begins Today

The innovative PEM POCUS Program at SickKids was launched in 2011.  The goal was to improve the care of injured and ill children through the use of point-of-care ultrasound technology at home in Toronto and worldwide.

Meet our PEM POCUS Program team:

Mark Tessaro - Interim Program Director
Charisse Kwan - Staff Physician  
Lianne Mclean - Staff Physician
Gregory Harvey - Physician
Kate Fathi
- Physician

Nir David Friedman - Fellow
Magali Gauthey - Fellow
Michelle S Lee - Fellow

David Nissan - Project Coordinator
Kelly Sobie - Administrator

Marie-Pier Desjardins - Physician Lead, POCUS, CHU-Sainte Justine Hospital, Montreal, QC
Tanya Solano - Physician Lead, POCUS, McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, ON
Ron Berant - Fellow, Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Israel
Marcela Preto - Fellow, Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kirstin Weerdenburg - The Director of Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound, Research and Quality Assurance, IWK Health Centre, Hospital in Nova Scotia, Canada
Sarah Jones - Fellow
Mara Hosang - Fellow
Jade Seguin - Physician, Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC
Faisal Al-Sani - Physician, Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon, SK


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