Mylene Dandavino, MDCM, MHPE, MSc, FRCP, General Pediatrics

Academic General Pediatrics
Fun fact about me 

I am the lucky mother of three beautiful, active boys, who keep me quite busy! And I love gardening!

I love working with children and their families because 
Of their resilience.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 

Program Head, Medical Inpatient Services

Associate Professor, McGill University

Other appointments 

Associate Chair, Clinical Operations (Department of Pediatrics)



McGill University (BSc Microbiology & Immunology, MSc Epidemiology & Biostatistics)

Medical Degree 

McGill University


McGill University


McGill University - Academic Pediatrics

Maastricht University - Masters of Health Profession Education (MHPE)


Research interests 

Medical education - curriculum development and assessment

Quality improvement

Selected publications 


Drowning and near drowning among infants and toddlers in Canada, 1991-1998 : trends, incidence, and risk factors (2001) . Dandavino, Mylene. Written for the Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University

Designing and assessing the effectiveness of a web-based directed collaborative self-study curriculum in enhancing pediatric residents’ skills and self-efficacy in clinical decision-making in general pediatrics (2010). Dandavino, Mylene. Written for the School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University

Peer-reviewed publications

Dandavino M, Young M, Gosselin R, Snell L, Bhanji F. Development and validation of a self-efficacy scale for clinical decision-making in general pediatrics. 2013, 18(4), 184-8

Dandavino M, Snell L and Wiseman J. Why Medical Students Should Learn How to Teach. Medical Teacher, Volume 29, Issue 6 July 2007, 558 – 65