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.
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 excellenceinthe 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.
Chief/Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73141
The Department of Pediatrics is seeking a third full-time pediatric nephrologist to join our team. (View Posting)
MacKids Miracle Weekend
Dr. Chris Fusch and members of the Division of Neonatology 'pull together' to support McMaster Children's Hosptial. The inauguaral Plane Pull was a featured event during June's MacKids Miracle Weekend.
CIHR Synapse Award: Peds Prof Recognized for Role as Mentor
Dr. Sandeep Raha, assistant professor in pediatrics, has received the CIHR Synapse Mentorship Award for his exceptional efforts introducing youth to science and health. More...
Active Healthy Kids Canada: Driving our kids to unhealthy habits?
Dr. Brian Timmons is an investigator on the Active Healthy Kids Canada annual Report Card. The findings focus on the decline in active transportation and the implications on overall physical activity levels in children and youth. Recommendations were also informed by The Stay-FIT program developed by CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability, headed by Dr. Jan Willem Gorter. More...
The Department of Pediatrics is proud to release our 2010-2011 Annual Report. This exciting document is full of stories and 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 anew 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.