CPOG Objectives

  • To provide a collaborative forum for orthopaedic surgeons in Canada whose practices have a substantial interest in the management of paediatric orthopaedic conditions.
  • To facilitate and stimulate the academic and scientific exchange of ideas and thoughts between these individuals.
  • To promote and support discovery science, epidemiologic, economic and clinical paediatric orthopaedic research within CPOG by individuals, single sites and multi-centre collaboration.
  • To promote excellence in paediatric orthopaedic care in Canada by developing and disseminating evidence-based best practice guidelines and by developing and offering educational products for paediatric orthopaedic trainees, practitioners and the public.

Meet the Executive Team

CPOG is driven by a passionate leadership team—get to know them!

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President

Sukhdeep K. Dulai
BSc, MD, MHSc(Epi), FRCSC
Associate Professor, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, University of Alberta Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Edmonton, AB
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Vice President

Ron El-Hawary
MD, MSc, FRCSC
Associate Professor, Surgery & School of Biomedical Engineering, Dalhousie University Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedics, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS
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Secretary

Timothy Carey
MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor, Orthopedics, Univ of Western Ontario Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, London, ON
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Treasurer

Anthony Cooper
MBChB, FRCS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, University of British Columbia Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Vancouver, BC
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Member-at-large

Sasha Carsen
MD, CM MBA FRCSC
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Ottawa Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Ottawa, ON
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Member-at-large

Caroline Forsythe
MD, FRCSC
Associate Professor, Université Laval, Staff CHUL Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Centre Mère-Enfant Soleil, Quebec City, QC