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Jason W. J. Fischer, BSc, MSc, MD

Jason Fischer

Brief Biography

Dr. Fischer completed his Emergency Medicine training at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California. His subspecialty training included a Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Childrenʼs Hospital and Research Center Oakland and an Emergency Ultrasound fellowship at Alameda County Medical Center.

Dr. Fischer has lectured and instructed physicians nationally and internationally on the evolving use of ultrasound technology in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, with a focus on the use of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in the emergency setting. He leads the innovative Emergency Ultrasound Program at SickKids which includes the Paediatric Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship; the first of its kind in Canada.

Clinical Care Activities

  • Director, Emergency Ultrasound Program

  • Director, Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship Program
Physician Lead, Emergency Airway Team

Academic Background

  • Residency; Emergency Medicine
, Alameda County Medical Center

  • Fellowship; Pediatric Emergency Medicine
, Childrenʼs Hospital and Research Center Oakland

  • Fellowship; Emergency Medicine Ultrasound, 
Alameda County Medical Center

Research Interests

Dr. Fischerʼs research focuses on the use of emergency ultrasound technology in Paediatric Emergency Medicine. Areas of emphasis include: novel clinical application design and use, knowledge translation and workflow impact.

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Jason Fischer, BSc, MSc, MD
Staff Physician
Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Director of Emergency Ultrasound Program

Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Phone: 416-813-7654 ext.5548
email: jason.fischer@sickkids.ca