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Kevin Weingarten

Title: Staff Physician, Division of Haematology/Oncology
Designations: MD, FRCP (C), MHSc
Alternate Contact Name: Jenny Loor
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6905
Alternate Email: jenny.loor@sickkids.ca
U of T Positions: Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatrics

Hospital Positions

Staff Physician, Division of Paediatrics, Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT)

Biography

Kevin Weingarten is a physician on the Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), in Toronto. After completing his residency in paediatrics, he went on to do fellowships in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology (at SickKids) and Paediatric Palliative Care (at Boston Children’s Hospital).

Kevin also completed his Masters in Bioethics at the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto. He is currently the Fellowship Program director for PACT.

Research

  • Early palliative care intervention in stem cell transplantation
  • Virtual reality in paediatric palliative care

Education and experience

  • 2013–present: Staff Physician, Division of Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2012–present: Staff Physician, Division of Paediatrics - Paediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 20122014: Master’s Degree, Bioethics, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2011–2012: Fellow, Pediatric Palliative Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
  • 2010–2011: Chief Fellow, Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 
  • 2009–2011: Fellow, Haematology/Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 
  • 2005–2009: Paediatric Resident, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 
  • 2001–2005: Medical Doctor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Achievements

  • 2019: Humanism Award. Division of Paediatric Medicine. The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Ontario
  • 2017–present: Treasurer/Secretary, Hospital Section Executive, Canadian Paediatrics Society
  • 2015: Academic Half Day Teaching Award, Haematology/Oncology: Awarded to the staff responsible for the year’s best formal teaching session, as judged by the fellow group

Publications

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