Robert Sternszus, M.D.C.M., M.A.(Ed.), F.R.C.P.C.

Academic Pediatrics
Fun fact about me 

I love to play tennis and am a huge hockey and football fan. 

I love working with children and their families because 
they teach me something new about myself and about life every day.

Hospital information

Academic appointments 
  • Co-Director for the Pediatric Residency Curriculum in Training and Evaluation Committee
  • Director of the Transition to Clerkship Course in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University
  • Core Faculty Member of the McGill University Centre for Medical Education
  • Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program



M.A. (Ed.)- McGill Univeristy- Masters in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Health Professions Education

Medical Degree 

M.D.C.M.- McGill University


Pediatric Residency- Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University


Academic Pediatrics Fellowship- Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University


Research interests 

Research in medical education with a focus on role modeling, professional identity, and the learning environment.

Selected publications 

Sternszus R, Macdonald ME, Steinert Y. Resident role modeling: 'It just happens.' Acad Med. 2015, epub Sternszus R, Cruess S, Cruess R, Young M, Steinert Y. Resident as role models: Impact on undergraduate trainees. Acad Med. 2012;87(9):1282-87.