Tanya Di Genova, MDCM, FRCPC, MBA, Pediatric Intensivist

Pediatric Intensive Care
Fun fact about me 

I love to play the piano.

I love working with children and their families because 
Knowing that my profession is to help children and their families through one of the most difficult times in their lives is extremely rewarding.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

MCH Award of Excellence: Bed Management Team

Academic appointments 

Medical Director of Patient Flow

PICU Resident Coordinator

Medical Lead of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program

Assistant Professor



Med-P, McGill University

Medical Degree 

McGill University


Pediatric Residency at Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University


Pediatric Critical Care at Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University, and Sick Kids Hospital, University of Toronto


Research interests 

Quality Improvement, Patient Flow

Selected publications 

Kongkiattikul L, Dagenais M, Ruo N, Fontela P, Di Genova T, Zavalkoff S. A quality improvement project to standardize pain, agitation, and withdrawal assessments reduces usage of morphine and midazolam in the pediatric intensive care unit. Pediatric Anesthesia. 2019. Jan 21. Doi: 10.1111/pan.13591.

Di Genova T, Sperling C, Da Silva Z, Jankov R, Davidson, MacCartney J, Finelli M, More K, Laussen PC. Inhaled Nitric Oxide Stewardship Program at Sick Kids. Quality Management in Healthcare. 2018. April-June; 27 (2). 74-80.

Francoeur C, Shea S, Ruddy M, Fontela P, Bhanji F, Razack S, Gottesman, Di Genova T. It takes a village to move a hospital: Impact of Simulation on perceived preparedness 6 months after PICU moved to a new site. Hospital Pediatrics. 2018. March; 8 (3): 148-156.

Montreal Children's Hospital