Speakers - Baby Basics

Brett Burstein, MD, PhD




Émilie Cadorette, B.Sc.




Tiscar Cavallé-Garrido, MD




Estelle Chétrit, MDCM




Christos Karatzios, MD




Audrey Lafontaine, MD




Barbara Miedzybrodzki, MD




Michelle Ryan, MD




Dr. Michelle Ryan joined the division of neonatology at the MCH in October 2018. She completed her pediatric residency and neonatology subspecialty training in Calgary. Her main interests lie within medical education and simulation and has taken an active role within the division in both. She sits on the Neonatology Residency Training Committee as the Simulation Director, is Director of NRP and Outreach, co-leads the NICU simulation program, and has started her masters in medical education with the University of Maastricht.

Salva Sadeghi Janbahan, MD




Robert Sternszus, MD




Dr. Robert Sternszus, MDCM, MA (Ed), FRCPC, is a Hospitalist Pediatrician and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Health Sciences Education at McGill University. He also completed a Master’s degree in Educational and Counseling Psychology (Health Professions Stream) at McGill University in 2015. Dr. Sternszus is the Director of the Pediatrics Residency Training Program and the Co-Director of the Foundations in Medical and Health Sciences Education Elective at the Institute of Health Sciences Education. He is involved in the teaching of professionalism and communication skills as well as in researching resident role modeling, professional identity formation, medical student curiosity and the role of residents as teacher. Clinically, Dr. Sternszus work in the newborn medicine unit as well as on in the inpatient pediatrics wards at the MUHC.

Danièla Toffoli, MD