Welcome listeners to episode 3 of #ThePaedipodsCast hosted by Mr Pranai Buddhdev, paediatric orthopaedic surgeon from London, UK. In this episode he sits with Dr Unni Narayanan from the infamous Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Dr Narayanan is an associate professor at the University of Toronto, Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, Senior Scientist at The Bloorview Research institute as well as fellowship director of the Sick Kids Orthopaedic Programme. 

Dr. Narayanan’s clinical practice has a major focus on the care of children with CP in addition to an interest in the management of congenital, and acquired lower limb deformities and length discrepancies and paediatric trauma.. His research program has focused on understanding patient priorities and their role in clinical decision making, and for the development and validation of meaningful outcome measures, and applying these in clinical trials to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and health technologies for pediatric musculoskeletal disorders particularly CP.

Heralding from India and training in India, UK and USA and Canada, tune in to learn how his career has developed and allowed him to become a thought leader and pioneer in the development of outcomes research and learn about the fellowship programme at Sick Kids Toronto and its application process, and how to apply. Useful links as below...

Learn more about the Sick Kids Paediatric Orthopaedic Fellowship: http://www.sickkids.ca/OrthopaedicSurgery/education-and-training/Fellowship-Program/index.html

Learn more about Dr Unni Narayanan: http://www.sickkids.ca/AboutSickKids/Directory/People/N/Unni-Narayanan.html

Learn more about CPCHILD: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1469-8749.2006.tb01227.x

Learn more about GOAL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/dmcn.13722

Learn more about CHOP Study: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01987882