Dr. Natasha Saunders MD, M.Sc., FRCPC
Dr. Natasha Saunders is a Clinician-Investigator in the Division of Paediatric Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and a Senior Associate Scientist in Child Health Evaluative Sciences at the SickKids Research Institute. She is an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and a Health Services Researcher at IC/ES (formerly the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences).
Dr. Saunders’ primary areas of clinical practice are general paediatric hospitalist medicine and outpatient consultant general paediatrics. She consults on a wide spectrum of acute and chronic childhood conditions requiring tertiary level assessment or management and has a clinical focus on children and adolescents with complex, often diagnostically challenging, co-occurring physical and mental health conditions. Saunders’ research interests include access to and quality of care for children and youth with a specific focus on injuries and mental health of children and youth, and primary care delivery and using large, linked health and administrative databases to understand health service delivery.
Appointments: Associate Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences Program; Adjunct Scientist, ICES; Clinician-Investigator, Division of Paediatric Medicine; Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto