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Mark Feldman

Title:
Associate Staff, Division of Paediatric Medicine
Designations:
MD, FRCPC
Phone:
416-813-7654
Alternate Contact Name:
Genie Lima
Alternate Phone:
416-813-7841
Alternate Email:
eugenia.lima@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions:
Director, Community Paediatrics & Continuing Education and Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Biography

Dr. Mark Feldman is the Director of Continuing Education & Community Paediatrics for the Department of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto. He is an Associate Professor and a general, consultant paediatrician at SickKids and at St. Joseph’s Health Centre.  

Dr. Feldman leads SickKids’ annual Paediatric Update, City Wide Paediatric Rounds and the Community Paediatrics Journal Club in Toronto. He initiated and leads the Community Paediatrics Fellowship, and co-leads the SickKids’ Teaching Scholars Program. Past leadership positions include Chief of Paediatrics at Scarborough Grace Hospital and Chief of Paediatrics at St. Joseph’s Health. Feldman has authored national guidelines for the Canadian Paediatric Society, and was recognized with the CPS Distinguished Community Paediatrician Award in 2019.

Dr. Feldman is a repeat winner of the Best Clinical Teacher Award at St. Joseph’s Health Centre and both the Marvin Gerstein and the POWER Teacher awards at SickKids, as well as the University of Toronto’s 2019 Colin Woolf award for leadership in Continuing Professional Development. One of Dr. Feldman’s main clinical interests is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and his current educational research is in the area of Test-enhanced Continuing Education. 

Research

Dr. Feldman research currently focuses on the effectiveness of Continuing Education for practicing paediatricians.

Education and experience

  • 1987: MD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1992: FRCPC, Associate Chief Resident Paediatrics, SickKids and U of T, Toronto, ON
  • 2002: Clinical Epidemiology Diploma, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • 2014: Diploma, Continuing Education Leadership Program, University of Toronto

Achievements

  • 2019: Colin Woolf Award, The Faculty of Medicine’s award for Continuing Medical Education (team award for Sickkids Paediatric Update). University of Toronto
  • 2017: Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award.
    For implementing, studying and proving the efficiency and effectiveness of Test-Enhanced Learning at a CPD conference (SickKids Paediatric Update).

Publications

See a full list of Mark Feldman's publications

Funding

  • 2019–2021: Supporting Self-Directed Learning and Transfer through Testing in Continuing Medical Education. Kulamakan Kulasegaram, PhD, Mark Feldman, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Co-Principal Applicant) 
    Dr. Maria Athina MartimianakisMA, MEd, PhD, Dr. Oshan Fernando MSc, PhD, Ms. Tasnia Khan MSc. Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education, Phil Manning Research Award
    $41,190
  • 2019–2020: Determining the Impact of Community Paediatrics Fellowship, Designing Competency for Community Based Paediatric Hospitalists. Feldman, M.E (Principal Applicant) David Rojas PhD, Tina Martimianakis, MA Med PhD, Mahan Kulasegaram PhD,  Mark Feldman MD, FRCPC: Paediatric Consultants Educational Research Grant (SickKids)
    $9,859
  • 2018–2023: CoMFORT - Cows Milk Fat Obesity pRevention Trial.  Maguire JL, Birken CS, Li P, Aglipay M, Ball G, Constan E, Davis MA, Feldman M, Janus M, Juni P, Junker A, LAbbe M, Laupacis A, Manson H, More] M, Parkin P, Persaud N, OConnor D, Omand J, Relton C, Tavares E, Thorpe K, Vanderhout S, Weir S, Wong P, Yamashiro H: CIHR and SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant
    $1,734,698 

  • 2015–2017: Test-Enhanced Continuing Education, A Randomized Controlled Trial.
    Feldman, ME (Principal Applicant), Co-Principal Applicant: Mahan Kulasegaram, PhD. Collaborator:  Tina Martimianakis  Collaborator:  Michelle Wan.University of Toronto: Educational Development Fund (Faculty of Medicine) - 1:1 Matched Funding (Department of Paediatrics)
    $19,250
  • 2012–2015: DO IT! Trial Extension: Vitamin D outcomes and interventions in toddlers: A TARGet Kids! RCT.  Maguire JL, Birken CS, Hoch J, Loeb M, Mamdani M, Mazzulli T, Parkin P, Thorpe K, Vieth R, Co-applicants Birken CS, Jiang D, Mamdani M, McCrindle B, OConnor DL, Parkin PC, Renihold V; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn: Thrasher Research Foundation
    $448,884
  • 2012–2016: PROMOTE: Preschoolers at Risk - Obesity trajectories & cardioMetabolic factors: Towards Early identification.~.  Birken, Catherine S, Adeli, Khosrow; Hamilton, Jill K; Hanley, Anthony J; Maguire Jonathon L; McCrindle, Brian; Parkin, Patricia and the TARGetKIDS! Team Co-applicants Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: CIHR (New Investigators Operating Grant)
    $655,641
  • 2011–2016: OptEC: Optimizing Early Child Development in the primary care physician practice setting: pragmatic RCT of iron treatment for young children with non-anemic iron deficiency.  Parkin PC, Co-Investigators: Birken CS, Fehlings D, Macarthur C, Maguire J, Mamak E, Mamdani M, Thorpe K, Zlotkin S and Collaborators: TARGetKids! Steering Committee (including M.Feldman): Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Open Operating Grant
    $541,567
  • 2010–2014: J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M,  Co-applicants Birken CS, Jiang D, Mamdani M, McCrindle B, OConnor DL, Parkin PC, Renihold V; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Open Operating Grant
    $563,184
  • 2010–2012: PROMOTE: Preschoolers at Risk - Obesity & cardioMetobolic Risk Factors: Towards Early Identification.  Birken, Catherine S, Adeli, Khosrow; Hamilton, Jill K; Hanley, Anthony J; Maguire Jonathon L; McCrindle, Brian; Parkin, Patricia and the TARGetKIDS! Team Co-applicants Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
    $168,200
  • 2010–2011: PROMOTE: Preschoolers at Risk - Obesity & cardioMetobolic Risk Factors: Towards Early Identification.  Birken, Catherine S, Adeli, Khosrow; Hamilton, Jill K; Hanley, Anthony J; Maguire Jonathon L; McCrindle, Brian; Parkin, Patricia and the TARGetKIDS! Team Co-applicants Adeli K, Hamilton J, Hanley A, Maguire J, McCrindle B, Parkin PC; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: CIHR (New Investigators Operating Grant)
    $100,000
  • 2008–2010: Vitamin D deficiency in urban Canadian toddlers: a study of prevalence and risk factors.  Co-Principal Investigators: Parkin PC, Maguire J, Co-investigator Mekky M; and Collaborators, Feldman M, Ipp M, Jacobson S, Peer M, Taylor C, Chisamore B, Lau E, Do A, Neelands P, Perlmutar M, Saunderson J, Vaughn J: Dairy Farmers of Ontario
    $90,000
  • 2008–2013: CIHR Emerging Team in Childhood Obesity Research.  Mcrindle, Brian, TARGet Kids group: CIHR
    $2,400,000
  • 2007–2008: "An exclusively community-based clerkship in paediatrics compared with a paediatric academic health science centre".  Mark E. Feldman MD, FRCPC, Natasha Bollegala, Hartley Garfield MD, FRCPC: Pediatric Consultants Education Research Grant
    $4,769
  • 2006–2007: Practices and beliefs of nurses and paediatricians in level II nurseries toward newborn breastfeeding supplementation methods.  Mark Feldman MD FRCPC, Hala Tamim PhD: York University Faculty of Arts Internal Research Grant [SSHRC small grant]
    $5,000
  • 2003–2004: Growth and Development in Preterm Infants Fed Human Milk Containing A Powdered Human Milk Fortifier [HMF] Post Hospital Discharge.  Deborah Louise O'Connor, E.Asztalos, AL Jefferies, C.Westall, H.Whyte, J.Rovet, M.Feldman: CIHR
    $139,542
  • 1994–1998: Training Grant, Clinical Epidemiology.  Mark Feldman MD, FRCPC: Physicians Services Incorportated
    $5,000
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