and well-being of children and youth
The Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Section has established the Emerging Leader in Neonatology Award in 2012 to recognize the achievements or initiatives of neonatologists early in their professional career. Awarded every other year, the section will present this award for the first time at their social night at the CPS Annual Conference.
Awarded every other year, the next award will be presented in 2014.
Dr. Patrick McNamara has made immense contributions to the field of neonatal cardiovascular care by introducing targeted echocardiography to neonatal clinical care in Canada. He has organized and operates a training program in targeted echocardiography for neonatal trainees in Toronto and provides support and guidance to other Canadian centres in establishing similar programs.
Dr. McNamara is a staff neonatologist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and an assistant professor in paediatrics at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Prakesh Shah has made significant improvements and contributions to the Canadian Neonatal Network (CNN) database, which collects processes of care elements for all babies admitted to NICUs in Canada. In addition, his research into determinants and interventions for preterm births has been influential in implementing changes to the provision of health care to mothers and neonates.
Dr. Shah is a staff neonatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and an associate professor in paediatrics at the University of Toronto.
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Last updated: Oct 5 2012