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Department of Pediatrics

Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University, one of Canada's leading centres for pediatric health care.

Affiliated with McMaster Children's Hospital, our faculty enjoy access to modern medical and surgical facilities, clinical and research laboratories.

Dr. Lennox Hung, Chief and Chair of Pediatrics, McMaster University

The mission of the Department of Pediatrics is to improve the health of children and adolescents through excellence in patient care, research and teaching. This mission is embraced by our faculty and staff who are deeply committed to the well-being of our young patients.

The Department of Pediatrics provides comprehensive pediatric care and support for the regional referral and consultation centre at McMaster Children's Hospital. Our physicians are internationally recognized for their work in a wide variety of areas including diabetes, obesity, cancer, childhood disability, neuromuscular disorders, and neonatology.

Our faculty members pursue diverse scholarly interests in an atmosphere of collaborative interaction and we have a long tradition of excellenceintDepartment of Pediatrics, McMaster University, Annual Reporthe education of pediatricians. Our residency program is fully accredited and focuses on providing residents with a comprehensive and diverse experience. Students in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine rotate through the Department of Pediatrics to gain first-hand experience with children in a hospital setting. Our distinguished faculty facilitate student learning using McMaster's unique curriculum and are available to mentor any level of trainee.

The Department of Pediatrics is one component of a diverse and dynamic medical community within the Hamilton region. We are proud to serve the children and families of our area. Contact me, or any of the pediatric faculty, if you have questions or would like further information.

You can find out more about the Department of Pediatrics by reading our Annual Report.


Lennox Huang
Chief/Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73141

What's New

Undergraduate Research Day

April 2014

Congratulations to all the undergraduate trainees, medical students and faculty supervisors who presented their research highights at the annual Department of Pediatrics Undergraduate Research Day 2014. (Check out the event photos).

Chief Residents 2014-2015

March 2014

Congratulations to Drs. Daisy Liu, Anne Moffat and Joanna Stanisz who will take over as chief residents of the McMaster Pediatrics Residency Program effective March 12, 2014.

Research Chair Announcement

February 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Anthony Chan who has been appointed Associate Chair of Research in the Department of Pediatrics, effective February 1, 2014.

Dr. Chan takes over the role from Dr. Stephanie Atkinson who has made significant and long-lasting contributions to the development of resources, productivity, and research support in Pediatrics.

We look forward to our department's continued growth and success in research under Dr. Chan's leadership.

Annual Report

January 2014

The Department of Pediatrics 2012-2013 Annual Report is in production and will be released in early 2014.

The Department was proud to release the 2010-2011 Annual Report last year. This exciting document highlights the accomplishments of our faculty members to improve the future for children and youth in our community, our country, and abroad.

Team of talented clinicians, educators, and researchers grows

Over the past several years, the Department of Pediatrics has grown in leaps and bounds. Along with that growth has come an increased reputation for clinical and research excellence across the country. New clinics and equipment, along with successful redevelopment of a new Pediatric Critical Care Unit and Pediatric Emergency Department have increased our ability to attract top clinicians and researchers to join our team of health professionals.

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