Farhan Bhanji, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Pediatric Critical Care Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
I love working with children and their families because 
There is nothing more rewarding in life than watching children get better.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

Recipient of the Kaplan Teaching award from the Pediatrics residents, 2007; Recipient of the Meredith Marks New Educator Award from the Canadian Association for Medical Education, 2009; Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education (inaugural recipient) at McGill university, 2011-12; Visiting Professor in Medical Education - Gifu University, 2013 (scheduled but not done yet)

Academic appointments 

Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine and Fellowship Director, McGill Fellowship in Health Professions Education

Community Involvement 

Policy Advisory Committee for the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada; Vice-Chair for the Education Subcommittee for Emergency Cardiovascualr Care at the American Heart Association; Co-Chair for the Education, Implementation and Teams Taskforce of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation; Clinician Educator for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada



University of Western Ontario

Medical Degree 

University of Western Ontario


Montreal Children's Hospital


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital; Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Montreal Children's Hospital; Additional training in ECMO, Cardiac Critical Care and Transport at Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Austrailia


Research interests 

Medical Education - mainly in technology enhanced instruction and medical simulation particularly focusing on pediatric resuscitation

Selected publications 

Bhanji F, Gottesman R, de Grave W, Steinert Y, Winer L. The Retrospective pre-post: A practical method to evaluate learning from an educational program. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2012. Feb 19(2) 189-194

Bhanji F, Mancini ME, Sinz E, Rodgers DL, McNeil MA, Hoadley TA, Meeks RA, Hamilton MF, Meaney PA, Hunt EA, Nadkarni VM, Hazinski MF. Part 16: Education, Implementation, and Teams: 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Circulation. 2010;122 (suppl 3): S920-S933

Bhanji F, Gottesman R, de Grave W, Steinert Y, Winer L. Paediatric Resuscitation Training -- Do medical students believe it should be a mandatory component of the curriculum?

Bhanji F, Soar J. Do smartphones help deliver high-quality resuscitation care? Resuscitation. 2011. Nov 82(11):1377-8. Epub 2011 Sep 12