Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Welcome to the University of Ottawa Division of Child and adolescent Psychiatry website. The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is a subspecialty of psychiatry focused on the clinical care, research and teaching psychiatric and mental health disorders in children and youth. It is an integral part of the University of Ottawa Department of Psychiatry focused on delivering state-of-the-art patient care in keeping with our vision of collaboration, innovation and excellence for all ages.

The Division offers a fully accredited subspecialty training program in Child and Adolescent psychiatry which recently underwent accreditation in the fall of 2016.

The Department has a varied membership with substantial clinical, teaching and research expertise in a broad range of areas. Division member are primarily associated with two institutions - the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the Royal Ottawa Mental Centre as well as in community practice settings. The Division offers a wide array of clinical and research training opportunities for residents, medical students and many other healthcare professionals. As well, several Division members are engaged in nationally and internationally recognized research in the areas of outcome management, eating disorders, dialectical behaviour therapy, emergency psychiatric care, anxiety, ADHD, sleep disorders and addictions.


Continuing Medical Education

Through the generous financial support of the CHEO Psychiatry Associates (CPA), the CPA and Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry are able to offer a number of Continuing Medical Events throughout the year focussing on a variety of topics relevant to our subspecialty.

Additionally, many members of the Division participate in various CME activities alone or in conjunction with other Department of Psychiatry or Department of Medicine events. These events support continuing medical education for primary care practitioners or pediatricians for various children's mental health agencies in Ontario and the Eastern Ontario region.


Contact Information

Dr. Hazen Gandy, MD, FRCPC
Head, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd.
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1H8L1
Email: Hazen Gandy

Ms Franca Gaudio
Admin Assistant
Email: FGaudio@cheo.on.ca
Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario
401 Smyth Rd.
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1H8L1
613-737-7600 ext. 3740

 

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