Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics

Dr. Thomas Emmett Francoeur reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. His research and clinical interests include developmental and behavioral pediatrics, pain syndromes in children, stress and coping in school-aged children, neurodevelopmental assessment techniques, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, psychosocial effects of chronic disease, suggestibility of children's testimony, and child and adolescent psychopharmacology. Dr. Francoeur is a former president of the Canadian Pediatric Society and is the Director of the Child Development Programme and the Co-Director of the Psychopharmacology Clinic of the Developmental Behavioural Pediatric Service at the Montreal Children's Hospital in Montreal, Quebec. He has participated in numerous lecture series in Montreal and is a frequent presenter throughout Canada.

Education and Training

MDCM: McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1974

Rotating Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital, London, ON, 1974–1975

Resident in Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1975–1978

Resident and Chief Resident in Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1978–1979

Fellowship in Ambulatory Pediatrics: Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, QC, 1979–1980

Research Fellow in Developmental Pediatrics: McGill University-Montreal Children's Hospital Research Institute, Montreal, QC, 1980–1981


Royal College of Physicians of Canada

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, McGill University, Montreal, QC, 1984–present

Financial Disclosure

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This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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