Jeremy Friedman, MB.ChB, FRCPC, FAAP
Dr. Jeremy Friedman hails from Cape Town, South Africa where he attended medical school. He moved to Canada and completed his residency training at the world famous Hospital for Sick Children in 1994. Since then he has worked as a pediatrician at ‘Sickkids’ and has been head of Pediatric Medicine since 2004. He is currently the associate Pediatrician-in-Chief at Sickkids and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto. He has won numerous awards for his teaching, clinical care and humanitarianism.
Jeremy has published more than 60 manuscripts in peer reviewed journals on pediatric topics, written many textbook chapters and has sat on a number of editorial boards for pediatric journals in Canada and the USA. He has edited or co-edited two pediatric textbooks and four bestselling books for parents, most recently Canada’s Baby Care Book and Canada’s Toddler Care Book.
Jeremy is on the health advisory board for Chatelaine magazine and is the Health consultant for Canadian Family magazine. He serves on the Medical Advisory Committee for the Children’s Wish Foundation and is on the Board of Director of Jacob’s Ladder Foundation. He serves on the Examination Board for Pediatrics for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and is the Chairman of the Canadian Pediatric Society Annual Conference organizing committee. He is passionate about taking care of sick children, and teaching the next generation of pediatric caregivers.
Jeremy lives in Toronto, ON with his wife and two young children.