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Lennox Huang

TitleCMO & VP, Med & Acad Affairs
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentExecutive Office
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
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    Dr. Lennox Huang is the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Medical and Academic Affairs at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Huang is a staff physician in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit at SickKids and holds the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and Associate Clinical Professor of Paediatrics at McMaster University.

    Dr. Huang’s past leadership roles include Chair of the Department of Paediatrics at McMaster University and the Chief of Paediatrics at Hamilton Health Sciences and St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. Dr. Huang has served in the past as President of the Regional Medical Associates of Hamilton, and Vice President of the Paediatric Chairs of Canada.

    At the national level he led the PCC Physician Workforce Initiative and PCC Patient Safety Initiatives. Dr. Huang’s background includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Boston University, M.D. from the University of Toronto followed by Pediatric Residency and Critical Care Fellowship at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Huang holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a CPE designation from the Certifying Commission in Medical Management. In addition to healthcare administration and clinical care, Dr. Huang is academically active in the areas of simulation, patient safety, and health professional education. He has a particular interest in applying healthcare simulation to the design and testing of new facilities and in the detection of latent safety threats.

    He has served on the board of directors for the International Pediatric Simulation Society and currently sits on the board of the Global Network for Simulation in Healthcare

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    1. Duncan A, Luong D, Perrier L, Bayley MT, Andrew G, Arbour-Nicitopoulos K, Chan B, Curran CJ, Dimitropoulos G, Hartman L, Huang L, Kastner M, Kingsnorth S, McCormick A, Nelson M, Nicholas D, Penner M, Thompson L, Toulany A, Woo A, Zee J, Munce SEP. Prioritizing a Research Agenda of Transitional Care Interventions for Childhood-Onset Disabilities. Front Pediatr. 2021; 9:682078. PMID: 34589448.
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    2. Yorke E, Huang L, Orkin J, Chalk T, Ladha F, Toulany A. Analysis of Extreme Length of Stay Hospitalizations for Children and Youth in a Quaternary Care Hospital. Healthc Q. 2020 Apr; 23(1):47-52. PMID: 32249739.
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    3. Cheng A, Nadkarni VM, Mancini MB, Hunt EA, Sinz EH, Merchant RM, Donoghue A, Duff JP, Eppich W, Auerbach M, Bigham BL, Blewer AL, Chan PS, Bhanji F. Resuscitation Education Science: Educational Strategies to Improve Outcomes From Cardiac Arrest: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2018 08 07; 138(6):e82-e122. PMID: 29930020.
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    4. Filler G, Kovesi T, Bourdon E, Jones SA, Givelichian L, Rockman-Greenberg C, Gilliland J, Williams M, Orrbine E, Piedboeuf B. Does specialist physician supply affect pediatric asthma health outcomes? BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 04 05; 18(1):247. PMID: 29622002.
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    5. Luo S, Foreman C, Sano M, Soto Agüero MJ, Guerguerian AM, Kirsch R, Humpl T, Huang L, Honjo O. Novel Leg Cannula for Venous Decompression in Peripheral Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Ann Thorac Surg. 2018 Feb; 105(2):e95-e97. PMID: 29362203.
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    6. Coffey M, Huang L. A single-centre hospital-wide handoff standardisation report: what is so special about that? BMJ Qual Saf. 2017 09; 26(9):698-700. PMID: 28432190.
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    7. Daneman D, Kellner J, Bernstein M, Dow K, Dugas MA, Duffy C, Eddy A, Filler G, Frappier JY, Gilmour S, Givelichian L, Huang L, Rockman-Greenberg C, Shevell M, Vardy C, Walti H, Orrbine E, Williams M. Social paediatrics: From 'lip service' to the health and well-being of Canada's children and youth. Paediatr Child Health. 2013 Aug; 18(7):351-2. PMID: 24421706.
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    8. Huang L, Norman D, Chen R. Addressing hospital-wide patient safety initiatives with high-fidelity simulation. Physician Exec. 2010 Jul-Aug; 36(4):34-9. PMID: 20704084.
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    9. Guo H, Hellard DT, Huang L, Katz DM. Development of pontine noradrenergic A5 neurons requires brain-derived neurotrophic factor. Eur J Neurosci. 2005 Apr; 21(7):2019-23. PMID: 15869495.
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    10. Huang L, Guo H, Hellard DT, Katz DM. Glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) is required for differentiation of pontine noradrenergic neurons and patterning of central respiratory output. Neuroscience. 2005; 130(1):95-105. PMID: 15561428.
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    11. Huang L, Sadler L, O'Riordan MA, Robin NH. Delay in diagnosis of Williams syndrome. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2002 May; 41(4):257-61. PMID: 12041723.
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