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Dr. Daniel Flanders

Dr. Daniel Flanders is the owner and director of Kindercare Pediatrics. He has a special interest in primary care, nutrition, obesity, feeding/eating disorders and social media as it applies to health care and parenting. Dr. Flanders is on staff at the North York General Hospital where he is a physician member of the pediatric eating disorders team and the Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition Clinic. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Flanders enjoys lecturing and teaching medical students, dietetics students/interns, family medicine residents and pediatrics residents/fellows.
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Dr. Sanjay Mehta

Dr. Sanjay Mehta studied medicine in Calgary, and completed Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and a Masters of Education in Toronto. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, he splits time between the SickKids Emergency Department, Kindercare Pediatrics and kid-E-care. His interests are in curriculum evaluation, faculty development, headaches and trauma. He has mentored countless trainees and his interactive teaching style have garnered him numerous nominations and awards and allowed him to collaborate on various initiatives. In addition to many published chapters and articles, Sanjay has created various courses and online tools and maintains a dynamic social media presence.
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Dr. Amina Lalani

Dr. Amina Lalani is a pediatric emergency physician at SickKids and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto. She has held a number of leadership positions including fellowship director for the pediatric emergency fellowship program at SickKids and conference chair for the SickKids pediatric emergency medicine conference. She is also a co-editor and author for the widely used SickKids Handbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. She has an interest in international health and has taught in Uganda, Tajikistan, Nicaragua and Qatar. She has won several awards for leadership and continues to be involved in volunteer work at a local and international level.
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Dr. Kevin Chan

Dr. Kevin Chan is chair of pediatrics at Memorial University, clinical chief of children’s health and head of pediatric emergency in St John’s, Newfoundland. He has won numerous clinical, teaching and research awards in Canada and around the world. His current work focuses on global health, social pediatrics, navigating the healthcare system, and healthcare economic analyses. He is the receipt of the Frank Knox Fellowship from Harvard University, a Pierre Elliott Trudeau scholar, and has held the Yale Johnson & Johnson Physician Scholar in International health.
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Chris Houston

Chris Houston is kid-E-care’s Operations Manager. He is also the Operations and HR Manager for Kindercare Pediatrics, teaches at the Global Health Education Initiative at the University of Toronto, and serves on the Board of Directors of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada. Chris has previously worked for MSF in Ethiopia, Nigeria and Papua New Guinea where he managed various healthcare projects. Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management and has a degree in Risk Management from Glasgow Caledonian University.
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