MD, MSc, FACEP
Interim Division Head, Division of Emergency Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Dr. Fischer completed his Emergency Medicine training at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California. His subspecialty training included a Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland and an Emergency Ultrasound Fellowship at Alameda County Medical Center.
Dr. Fischer has lectured and instructed physicians nationally and internationally on the evolving use of ultrasound technology in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He founded the innovative Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program at SickKids in 2011 which includes the Paediatric Emergency Point-of-Care Ultrasound Fellowship; the ﬁrst of its kind in Canada. Learn more at P2SK.ca.
He now leads the Division of Emergency Medicine which delivers care to 74,000 children annually and supports world-class medical education, clinical research, and quality practice.