Dr. Thomas Emmett Francoeur reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His research and clinical interests include developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pain syndromes in children, stress and coping in school-aged children, neurodevelopmental assessment techniques, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychosocial effects of chronic disease, suggestibility of children's testimony, and child and adolescent psychopharmacology. Dr. Francoeur is a former president of the Canadian Pediatric Society and is the Director of the Child Development Programme and the Co-Director of the Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Developmental Behavioural Pediatric Service at the Montreal Children's Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. He has participated in numerous lecture series in Montreal and is a frequent presenter throughout Canada.
MDCM: McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1974
Rotating Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital, London, ON, 1974–1975
Resident in Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1975–1978
Resident and Chief Resident in Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1978–1979
Fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1979–1980
Research Fellow in Developmental Pediatrics: McGill University-Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, QC, 1980–1981
Royal College of Physicians of Canada
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Last Revised: January 27, 2010
Author: Healthwise Staff
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