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Dr. Hal Siden

Dr. Harold (Hal) Siden, MD, MHSc, FRCPC,. As Medical Director at Canuck Place, Dr. Siden directs the physician team and collaborates in implementing research and education programs. His clinical interests are pediatric palliative care, pediatric pain management and general & complex care pediatrics. He has Fellowship and advanced training in biochemical diseases, developmental pediatrics, palliative medicine, pain management and pediatric hypnosis.

Dr. Siden is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has a joint appointment in the Inter-Departmental Division of Palliative Medicine at UBC. He is also a Senior Associate Clinician Scientist at the Child & Family Research Institute and is Principal Investigator on several projects funded by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. Dr. Siden founded the Telehealth Program at Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC, which uses advanced telecommunications for long-distance clinics and education around the province.