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July 18, 2017
Approximately 50,000 children under 15 arrive in Canada annually. In 2009, SickKids residents founded the Paediatric Outpatient Program (POP) clinic in response to a need for paediatric consultation services for newcomer children facing barriers to health care. SickKids residents Drs. Lucy Duan, Stephanie Erdle, Laura Erdman, Alisha Jamal, and Gabrielle Salmers share their perspective on supporting child refugees and newcomers' health.
June 8, 2017
Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of SickKids, gives his perspective on patient safety and SickKids' journey to becoming a high reliability organization.
June 6, 2017
Dr. Adam Rapoport, Medical Director of the Paediatric Advanced Care Team, Kim Widger, Nurse Researcher, and Dr. Jeremy Friedman, Associate Paediatrician-in-Chief share their perspective on end-of-life care in paediatrics.
June 1, 2017
Dr. Ashley Vandermorris, Research Fellow at the Centre for Global Child Health and Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta, Co-Director of the Centre for Global Child Health, discuss five ways to position Canada to successfully champion global adolescent health.
May 18, 2017
David Manly, Manulife Kids Science Officer, shares his perspective on how the Kids Science programming is helping get kids and youth interested in research.
May 4, 2017
A Perspective from Daina Kalnins, Director of Clinical Dietetics at SickKids. Her clinical interests include Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Transplant.
May 1, 2017
Christina Bartha, Executive Director of the Brain and Mental Health Program, offers her perspective on the need for better access to mental health care to improve mental health outcomes for our patients.
March 24, 2017
Dr. Ian Kitai, tuberculosis specialist and Staff Physician in Infectious Diseases, offer his perspective on why tuberculosis has again surpassed HIV as the leading cause of infectious disease-related deaths globally.
February 13, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Dettmer, Staff Psychologist and Mental Health Lead with the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP), offers her perspective on the need to provide a specialized, holistic approach to overall health for vulnerable teens who might otherwise be lost to the system.
February 7, 2017
Alissa Ulster, Social Worker in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, offers her perspective during National White Cane Week on challenges facing thousands of Canadians who are living with vision loss.
January 25, 2017
Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO, and Donna Duncan, President and CEO of The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre offer their perspective on how SickKids is bridging hospital and community mental health services for children and youth.