Brett Burstein, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC, FAAP, Pediatric Emergency Physician

Brett Burstein MD
Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physician and Trauma Team Leader
Fun fact about me 

Competed on the first season of The Amazing Race Canada. Did not win.

I love working with children and their families because 
Old people are weird. Self included.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

May 2016 Royal College of Physicians of Canada, Professional Development Grant

June 2015 Canadian Paediatric Society, Award for Best Abstract

June 2014 Canadian Paediatric Society, Hospital Paediatrics Resident Grant

April 2014 Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada, Susan King Award for Best Pediatric Abstract

Academic appointments 

Clinician-Scientist, McGill University Health Centre Research Institute

Other appointments 

Project Lead, Febrile Young Infant Working Group



McGill University, Anatomy and Cell Biology

Medical Degree 

McGill University, Combined MD-PhD Program (2010) Harvard University Masters of Public Health in Clinical Epidemiology (2018)


General Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital


Research interests 

Management of febrile young infants and resource utilization in the Pediatric Emergency Department.

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