Skip to Main Content Go to Sitemap
SickKids

Steven Moss

Title: Associate Staff Physician, Emergency Medicine
Designations: MD, FRCPC, Dip. ABP
Email: Steven.moss@sickkids.ca
External Email: Steven.moss@utoronto.ca
Alternate Phone: 416-492-5888
U of T Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Biography

Dr. Steven Moss has served as the past Chair of Education of the Child Health Network, and Education Director for North York General Hospital (NYGH). Moss has been actively working (first full-time, now part-time) in the Hospital for Sick Children Emergency Department since 1992. He was a hospitalist at NYGH with HSC trainees, earning many teaching awards, and now is a community consultant paediatrician. He has lectured for the UofT Medical School and has given many national plenaries to paediatricians. Moss lectures on health providers’ attitudes and vaccination recommendations. He was an active participant in the Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee and has several published papers. Moss has created a system of sustainable vision screening in underserved communities in Africa.

Education and experience

  • 1982–1983: Undergraduate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1984–1987: MD, MD Program, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1988–1991: Residency, Paediatrics, McGill University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  • 1992, 1998, 2005, 2015: American Board of Pediatrics Certifications
  • 1994–2014: Paediatric Program Undergraduate/Postgraduate Site Director
  • 1996–2014: Undergraduate Education Committee, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1996–2014: Postgraduate Education Committee, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2000–2005: Chair of Education, Child Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

Achievements

  • 2011-2014: Provincial Infectious Disease Advisory Committee, Public Health Ontario, ON, Canada
  • 2014: Rotman School of Continuing Education, Strategic Leadership Advance Certificate, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2019: Dalla Lana School for Public Health, Center for Vaccine Preventable Disease Founding Member, Toronto, ON, Canada

International Volunteer Work

Improving immunization uptake:

Improving Vaccine Uptake when Poor Access: World Immunization Week; A Dalla Lana School for Public Health, Centre for Vaccine-Preventable Disease, Unicef Canada Collaborative

Creating Sustainability in International Health Provision:

  • 2012: Mount Sinai Hospital, Remote River Settlements Guyana
  • 2016: Independent Vision Screening, Orphanage for HIV infected Children, Tanzania
  • 2018: Independent Vision Screening, Orphanage Trafficked Children, Cote D’Ivoire

Awards

  • 1994: Clinical Teacher of the Year, Community Paediatrics, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1995: Excellence in Specialty Teaching, Community Paediatrics, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1996: Dr. Martin Wolfish Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, North York General Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 1998: Excellence in Medical Teaching, Robert H. Wilkinson Research Award
  • 2000: Wightman-Berris Academy nomination for Individual Teaching, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • 2004: Jonathan Tolkin Award for Leadership in Administration
  • 2006: Jonathan Tolkin Award for Leadership in Administration

Publications

  1. Review Paper on Emerging Vaccines Canadian Family Physician, Vol 53: December 200 S. Moss
  2. Relative Effectiveness of additive pain interventions during vaccination in infants Canadian Medical Association Journal 2016. DOI:10:1503/cmaj.160542A.Taddio, R. Pillai, S. Moss et al.
  3. Parent-led interventions in reducing infant vaccination pain after participation in a longitudinal randomized control trial Paediatrics and Child Health, Volume 22, Issue 4, 1 July 2017, pages 217-219 C. McNair, A. Taddio, S. Moss et al
  4. Effect of alcohol skin cleansing on vaccination-associated infections and local skin reactions: a randomized controlled trial Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, DOI:10.1080/21645515, 2018; 1553474 H. Wong, C. Moss, S. Moss, A.Taddio et al.
Back to Top