Neurology Trainee Program

Epilepsy Diagnostic Image of Brain

For neurology trainees and residents who want to master the management of epilepsy and prepare for examinations.

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This program is tailored to the specific needs of neurology trainees looking to master the management of epilepsy through case-based learning, clinical pearls, and seizure videos. Topics include differentiation of epileptic vs non-epileptic seizures, neurocutaneous syndromes, progressive myoclonic epilepsies (PMEs), autoimmune epilepsies, CBD/psychodelics, and more.

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Case Support

Healthcare providers can present your de-identified case for advice, support and written recommendations.

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This  series is hosted by The Hospital for Sick Children.

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Resources, Didactics & Recordings

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Clinical Leads

Dr. Elizabeth Donner

Dr. Elizabeth Donner

Paediatric Epileptologist | Team Lead

Dr. Andrea Andrade

Dr. Andrea Andrande

Paediatric Epileptologist | Team Co-Lead

Dr. Lysa Lomax

Dr. Lysa Boisse Lomax

Adult Epileptologist | Team Co-Lead

Ada Mullett, Clinical Neuropsychologist

Dr. Ada Mullett

Clinical Neuropsychologist

Keri Tingling, Nurse Practitioner

Keri Tingling

Nurse Practitioner

Emilia Leslie

Emilia Leslie

Social Worker (Stroke Services Program)

Resident Site Leads

Dr. Lauren Strasser is a paediatric neurology resident (PGY5) at CHEO (The University of Ottawa). She completed medical school at McMaster University and holds a masters in paediatric neuropsychology from University of College London and a bachelors of psychology from the University of Western Ontario.

Her research interests include infantile epilepsy and development, paediatric tremor, preventative methods in covert stroke and telemedicine in paediatric neurology. She’s is also our ECHO Epilepsy Resident Lead and is interested in pursuing epilepsy as a fellowship.

Stephanie DeGasperis is a PGY3 pediatric neurology resident at McMaster University. She completed her medical school training at the University of Ottawa and her interests include: adolescent neurology, neuropsychiatry, learner mentorship, and medical education.