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Brie Yama

Title: Staff Paediatrician, Division of Paediatric Medicine Inpatient Education Lead, Division of Paediatric Medicine
Designations: MD, M.Sc., M.Ed.(c), FRCPC, FAAP
Alternate Contact Name: Shannon Brass
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6120
Alternate Email: shannon.brass@sickkids.ca
Chair Positions: M&M Co-Chair, Division of Paediatric Medicine

Biography

Dr. Brie Yama is a Staff Paediatrician at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). She completed a Master of Science in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western University and her medical training at Chicago Medical School. She was a Core Paediatric Resident and then Academic General Paediatric Fellow at the University of Toronto/SickKids. She is currently the Inpatient Education Lead for the Division of Paediatric Medicine and is pursuing a Master of Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto part-time. 

Education and experience

  • 2004–2007: Bachelor of Science Honours, Biology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
  • 2007–2009: Master of Science, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Western University, London, Ontario
  • 2009–2013: Doctor of Medicine (MD), Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2013–2017: Residency, Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2017–2019: Academic General Paediatric Fellowship, University of Toronto/SickKids, Toronto, Ontario
  • 2019–Present: Physician, Paediatrics, University of Toronto/SickKids, Toronto, Ontario

Achievements

  • 2016–2017: Chief Resident, SickKids
  • 2017–2019: Chief Fellow, Division of Paediatric Medicine, SickKids
  • 2017–2019: Early Career Clinician Educator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon of Canada 
  • 2019: University of Toronto Postgraduate Medical Trainee Leadership Award, University of Toronto 
  • 2019: Outstanding Clinical Contribution Award, Epic Project, SickKids

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