Emmett Francoeur, MD, CM, FRCPC, Developmental Pediatrician

Developmental Behavioural Pediatrics
Fun fact about me 

I am an avid cyclist, tennis player, hockey player, dancer, and singer.

I love working with children and their families because 
They make me aware of the wonders of the developing human.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

Other appointments 
  • Associate Executive Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Director of the Child Development Program, and Medical Director of Allied Health Services



Loyola College

Medical Degree 

McGill University


St. Joseph's Hospital, London ON and Montreal Children's Hospital


Developmental Pediatrics, Montreal Children's Hospital


Research interests 

Early Developmental Impairment; ADHD

Selected publications 

Bruck M, Ceci SJ, Francoeur TE. Children's use of anatomically detailed dolls to report genital touching in a medical examination: Developmental and gender comparisons. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. 6(1): 74-83, 2000 Mar.

Riou E, Ghosh S, Francoeur E, Shevell, M. (2009) Global developmental delay and its relationship to cognitive skills. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 51; 600-606.

Francoeur, E., S. Ghosh, et al. (2010). "An international journey in search of diagnostic clarity: early developmental impairment." J Dev Behav Pediatr 31(4): 338-340.