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Dr. Michael Dickinson

Clinical Department Head
Department of Pediatrics
Miramichi Area
MD, FRCPC (Pediatrics)

A Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, Dr. Michael Dickinson received his medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1991 before completing his pediatric specialty training from the University of Calgary in 1995. That same year he joined the Department of Pediatrics at Horizon's Miramichi Regional Hospital, where he is the clinical department head of a small but determined pediatric department for the Miramichi area. Along with his colleague, Dr. Stephanie Perry, their two-person department delivers bilingual pediatric outpatient, inpatient, and newborn care to children and youth in northern New Brunswick. In addition to clinical duties, the department is also active in medical education at both the undergraduate and residency levels.

Dr. Dickinson has also served as President of the Medical Staff and Chief of Staff in Miramichi and President of the Canadian Paediatric Society.

An avid runner, Dr. Dickinson enjoys running marathons and travelling with his family in his spare time.

Academic/Teaching Positions

Training, Certifications/Degree

  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Toronto, 1991
  • Pediatric Registrar - Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 1993-1994
  • Pediatric Residency - University of Calgary, 1994-1995
  • Fellow of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatrics), 1995

Clinical Interests

  • General pediatrics
  • Child and youth mental health
  • Medical education

Recent Research Publications

  • Hameed, Shariff, Perry, Dickinson. A comparison of consults seen at an urban and a rural consulting general paediatric clinic in Canada. Paediatrics & Child Health, Volume 18, Issue 5, 1 May 2013, Pages 237-240

Awards

  • 2017 Preceptor of the Year (Clerkship), Dalhousie Medicine NB - Miramichi
  • 2013 Preceptor of the Year 2013 (IWK Pediatric Residents)
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