Dr. Ngo joined the Department of Pediatrics in August 2012 as a full-time clinician in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and has since transitioned to the role of Assistant Professor in September, 2014.
Before joining the team at McMaster, Dr. Ngo graduated from Western University in 2006, and later completed his pediatric training and a chief residency year at the Children’s Hospital – London Health Sciences Centre. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. His enthusiasm for medical education has been recognized throughout his training, having received awards for excellence in teaching both as a resident and as a fellow. During his fellowship, he developed an interest in medical simulation and continues to pursue advanced simulation training as it pertains to medical education and quality improvement in the pediatric emergency department.
Dr. Ngo’s previous research has examined food insecurity in the pediatric emergency department and anemia in pediatric critical care survivors. He currently is interested in studying how to effectively use medical simulation training to improve real world performance of medical trainees.
Dr. Ngo has contributed to several philanthropic international medical initiatives. He most recently volunteered with Project Medishare in 2011, a venture that provides health and development services in Haiti. He has also spent time volunteering in East Africa during his medical training.