RUTH RUSSELL, MDCM, FRCPC, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Paediatrics. As a Paediatric Psychiatrist at the Montreal Children’s Hospital / McGill University Health Centre, she focuses on Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, the psychiatric care of the medically/surgically ill child and adolescent, and their families. Dr. Russell is Director of Postgraduate Education for the McGill Division of Child Psychiatry and the education representative in the leadership structure of the Division. Subsequent to her role as one of the leads in establishing recognition for the new subspecialty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP) at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), she holds the position of Vice Chair of the RCPSC CAP Specialty Committee. Dr. Russell’s longstanding contributions to this field has culminated in her honoured designation of “Founder, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry” by the RCPSC. Her scholarly work in the domain of education includes academic administration (program management; curriculum design / review) and teaching / learning activities (medical students, residents, faculty, continuing professional development). Dr. Russell was one of the honourees for the inaugural year of the Faculty of Medicine Honour List for Educational Excellence.
E-mail: ruth.russell [at] mcgill.ca
Tel: (514) 412-4400 loc.22479