Welcome to the Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University is 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.
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 excellence in the 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 (published June 2014).
Dr. Sheri Findlay named Acting Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Congratulations to Dr. Sheri Findlay, who has been named Acting Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, and Interim Chief of Pediatrics at Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.
Read the announcement from McMaster University.
Pediatric Residency Information Tea
Dates: Every second Wednesday
Time: 12:30-1:00 p.m., HSC-3H36
Pediatric Clerks & Elective Students: During your rotation through Pediatrics, we invite you to meet Dr. Moyez Ladhani, Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program, Michael G DeGroote Schoolf of Medicine, and/or the Pediatric Chief Residents.
See the events poster
7th Annual Child Health Research Day A Success!
On May 27, research in the Department was showcased with 27 posters presented by trainees and research staff; 5 trainee oral presentations; and one featured oral presentation by New Investigator Dr. Constantine Samaan.
See event photos
Meet our new Chief Residents
The Department of Pediatrics announces Drs. Koyelle Papneja, Lindsay Fleming, and Rosheen Grady as the new 2015-2016 Chief Residents.
Learn more about our new Chief Residents
Undergraduate Research Day
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 2015
See photos from the event.
McMaster RSV Coordinators Workshop
Take part in the annual RSV Coordinators Workshop on Friday, October 2, 2015 at the Hamilton Golf and Country Club.
Registration Deadline: September 23, 2015
Get more information.
The Department of Pediatrics is proud to release our 2012-2013 Annual Report. This exciting book highlights the accomplishments of our faculty members as they work to improve the future of child and youth health 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.
[Review new career opportunities in the Department of Pediatrics]