Dr. Pamela Frid
In 1999 Dr. Frid became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics at Children's Hospital within the Provost Stream. In July 2003, she moved from the CPRI to a new position as Medical Director of the Thames Valley Children's Center. This is an important role in a fully affiliated London based academic child health agency.
Dr. Frid completed her MD degree at Queen's University in 1982. She then undertook paediatric residency training at the Children's Hospital within the McMaster system, completing residency training in paediatrics in 1986. Commencing in 1986, she undertook fellowship training in developmental paediatrics, remaining within the McMaster system. In 1988, Dr. Frid was appointed to the Department of Paediatrics within Queen's University at the rank of Lecturer at Queen's University in Kingston. Two years later she was promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor.
While at Queen's Dr. Frid's role required her to provide leadership to a major regional mental health center for children and adolescents, named the Beech Grove Children's Center. This multidisciplinary service included short and medium term residential programs that served five eastern Ontario counties. All major disciplines including child and adolescent psychiatry, paediatrics, psychology and other mental health rehabilitation staff were involved. Dr. Frid took on a new position as Professional Discipline leader at the Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) in London. Upon her arrival, Dr. Frid assumed the role of Coordinator of the department's paediatric residency rotation at CPRI.