Grand Rounds : Archive, 2014-2015

Dr. Mark D. Hanson

Dr. Hanson is Associate Dean, Admissions and Student Finances, Undergraduate Medical Education, and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Medical education scholarship and administration is the academic focus of my career. In terms of scholarship, my early focus was Child and Adolescent Psychiatry medical student evaluation and recruitment. My focus has transitioned to medical school admissions with specific interest areas being admissions tool development and social responsibility. My medical education research grants and publications relate to these two areas of inquiry. I am a practicing Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. My clinical focus relates to the psychiatric care of children with chronic medical and surgical conditions. Past Child and Adolescent Psychiatry administrative positions include Director of Education, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program, Hospital for Sick Children and Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Deptartment of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.