Speakers on 6/11


Joey is a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at St. Michael’s Hospital, University of Toronto. His clinical practice involves working with children and adolescents, in particular, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) adolescents and immigrant and refugee teens. His clinical care also involves eating disorders, reproductive health, and mental health. His outreach involves the provision of medical and mental health care for street-involved and homeless youth at various shelters and mental health agencies (Yonge Street Mission, Covenant House Toronto, & Youthdale) in downtown Toronto.

Joey completed an AB (Cornell) and MD (UBC). He completed his general pediatrics residency at the Montreal Children’s Hospital where he was also Chief Resident. He completed his adolescent medicine fellowship at SickKids. Joey has completed an MSc in Bioethics (McGill), an MPH (Harvard), an MA in medical anthropology (UofT), and an MTS in Theology (Regis College, UofT). He is currently completing his MFA in Film at Ryerson University.

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