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Angela Punnett

Title: Staff Physician, Haematology/Oncology
Designations: MD, FRCPC
Phone: 416-813-5394
U of T Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Hospital Positions

Director, Undergraduate Medical Education (Paediatrics) 
Associate Director, Training Program (Subspecialty), Paediatric Haematology/Oncology

Research Positions

Project Investigator
Child Health Evaluative Sciences


Dr. Punnett is a Staff Oncologist within the Leukemia/Lymphoma Program in the Division of Haematology/Oncology and Associate Professor in Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. She is a Clinician Educator and current Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for Paediatrics at the University of Toronto.  Dr. Punnett completed MD at the University of Toronto and Paediatrics Residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She returned to the University of Toronto for fellowship training in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology at SickKids. 


Punnett leads and participates in clinical research in childhood leukemia and lymphoma and is a member of the COG steering committee for Hodgkin Lymphoma. As a clinician educator, she is involved in education scholarship with collaborators in the Department of Paediatrics and nationally. 

Education and experience

  • 1996–2000: Physician, Paediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
  • 2000–2003: Physician, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellows, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


  1. Gupta S, Baxter N, Hodgson D, Punnett ASutradhar R, Pole JD, Nagamuthu C, Lau C, Nathan P. Treatment Patterns and Outcomes in Adolescence and Young Adults with Hodgkin Lymphoma in Paediatric Versus Adult Centres: An IMPACT Cohort Study. Cancer Medicine 2020 (in press).
  2. Young K, Punnett ASuleman S. When a little hurts a lot: Exploring the impact of microaggressions in pediatric medical education. Pediatrics 2020 (in press).
  3. Seelisch J, De Alarcon PA, Flerlage J, Hoppe BS, Kaste SC, Kelly KM, Kurch L, Marks L, Mauz-Koerholz C, McCarten K, Metzger M, Stroevesandt D,Voss SD, Punnett AExpert Consensus Statements for Waldeyer's Ring involvement in Pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma: The Staging, Evaluation, and Response Criteria Harmonization (SEARCH) for Childhood, Adolescent and Young Adult Hodgkin lymphoma (CAYAHL) GroupPediatr Blood Cancer 2020 (in press).
  4. Sud S, Wong J, Premji L, Punnett ACareer decision making in undergraduate medical education. Canadian Medical Education Journal 2020 (in press).
  5. Marie EE, Navallas M, Vali R, Navarro OM, Punnett A, Shammas A. Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) in children: a 360-degree perspectiveRadioGraphics 2020 Jan-Feb;40(1):241-265

View a full list of Angela Punnett's publications


  • Paediatric Consultants
  • Paediatric Oncology Group of Ontario
  • Physician Services Incorporated
  • Garron Family Cancer Centre
  • Candlelighters
  • C17 Canada
  • University of Toronto Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund
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