Coordinators

Practical Problems in Pediatrics

Holly Agostino, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine Specialist, The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC

Dr. Agostino completed her pediatric training at The Montreal Children’s Hospital and went on to do a two-year fellowship in adolescent health. She is now working full time at the MCH Adolescent Medicine Clinic, where she sees patients for assessment of eating disorders, gynecological issues, and sexual and mental health. When not racing across Canada, her main area of research is the medical management of eating disorders in adolescents.

Sara Long-Gagné, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician, The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC

Dr. Long-Gagné completed her medical school at the University of Ottawa and pediatric residency at the University of British Columbia. She then went on to McGill University for a clinical fellowship in pediatric complex care and a Master of Science in epidemiology. Following this, she joined the McGill University Health Centre as an academic pediatrician. She is involved in medical education, building a modular complex care curriculum for pediatric residents and health service research related to children with medical complexity.

John Yaremko, MD, FRCPC
Pediatrician, The Montreal Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor, McGill University

John Yaremko Pediatrician, The Montreal Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor, McGill University Dr. Yaremko obtained his medical degree from McGill University in 1980 and completed his training in pediatrics at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University. He has worked in the emergency department and on the clinical wards at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and he continues to be involved in CME events at the Children’s and at McGill University. He is co-director of the annual Practical Problems in Pediatrics conference at McGill University and he also organizes annual conferences on GI and Nutrition, ADHD and Immunization and Prevention. He is also assistant professor in the department of pediatrics and the department of family medicine at McGill University.

Barry Slapcoff, MDCM, CCFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Dr. Slapcoff is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at McGill University in the Department of Family Medicine. He has a private practice in Westmount and teaches at St. Mary’s Hospital. Dr. Slapcoff has an interest in undergraduate education and has been the director of a course at McGill titled Physician Apprenticeship.