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Dr. John H. Wedge

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Executive Chair

Local Address: Hill, Massachusetts, United States
SickKids Foundation
525 University Avenue 14Th Floor
Toronto , Ontario M5G 2L3
Canada

Company Description: Established in 1972, SickKids Foundation raises funds on behalf of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and is the largest charitable funder of child health...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.D.
  • M.D
  • MD
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www.sickkidsinternational.ca, 7 Nov 2014 [cached]
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Dr. John Wedge co-founded SickKids International (SKI) in 2005, and currently serves as Executive Chairman. He brings his extensive academic, medical and leadership expertise to bear in providing strategic guidance and planning for international advisory projects undertaken by SKI. He was the original chair of the SKI Advisory Council, and is currently the Senior Medical Executive.
John is an international authority on complex surgical hip reconstruction in children and adolescents. He has conducted thousands of surgical procedures, and has trained hundreds of residents and fellows. He has published extensively in his area of expertise, and has more than 100 publications (peer reviewed, invited and book chapters) focused on childhood and young adult hip deformity and disease. From 2009 through 2013, he was Guest Speaker or Visiting Professor to the national specialty organization or universities in 10 countries: US, UK, Australia, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, China, Iran and Israel.
After completion of his surgical education in Saskatoon, Montreal, Toronto and Oxford, U.K., John joined the Department of Surgery (Orthopaedics) at the University of Saskatoon (UofS) in Canada. He later became Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the UofS and Head of the Department of Surgery at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon.
In 1988, John assumed the position of Head of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), and in 1992 was appointed the Colonel R.S. McLaughlin Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto (UofT). In January 1995, he was appointed Surgeon-in-Chief at SickKids. Following completion of his tenure in these positions, he served as Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs, at the Faculty of Medicine at UofT, as well as Associate Vice-Provost until 2007.
In 2006, John was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada for his outstanding contributions to Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery in Canada and beyond. He was named one of '100 Alumni of Influence' for the centennial of UofS in 2007. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for "dedicated service to peers, community and Canada". In June 2014, John received an honourary Doctor of Laws from UofS.
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www.hollandbloorview.ca, 19 Oct 2011 [cached]
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Dr. Wedge's clinical interests include reconstructive surgery of the hip in children and young adults, and the management of cerebral palsy. He is an orthopaedic consultant at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where he conducts a cerebral palsy and spasticity clinic, and also provides telemedicine support for children's rehabilitation centres in Northern Ontario.
Dr. Wedge is an international authority on complex surgical hip reconstruction in adolescents and has published widely in this area. He is frequently invited to universities and hospitals around the world to speak about hip surgery and related subjects. He has authored more than 90 publications.
Dr. Wedge received the Whittaker Memorial Award in 2003 for service to children with cerebral palsy. He was inducted as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006. Dr. Wedge joined the Board of Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation in 2007 after serving on the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital board for seven years, the last two as Chair.
Opening Celebrations | About Us | Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
www.hollandbloorview.ca, 29 Feb 2012 [cached]
"Bloorview Kids Rehab is a world-renowned rehab hospital, and we now have a new state-of-the-art facility that matches the phenomenal work we've been doing for over 100 years," said John H. Wedge, OC, Chair of Bloorview's Board of Trustees.
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Sheila Jarvis, President and CEO, (Left) and Terri McGuinty assist Harrison Barberian with the official ribbon cutting while Minister Smitherman, (Centre, 2nd row), Alison Gittins and John H. Wedge, OC, look on.
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Other speakers at the event included John H. Wedge, OC, Chair, Board of Trustees, Mr. Chris Portner, Chair, Board of Directors, Bloorview Kids Rehab Foundation, Ms. Rose Patten Chair of the Governing Council at the University of Toronto, and Mrs. McGuinty who thanked the staff at Bloorview for the important work they do every day.
John Wedge | Board of Directors | Foundation | Bloorview Kids Rehab
www.bloorview.ca, 24 Mar 2009 [cached]
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Dr. Wedge's clinical interests include reconstructive surgery of the hip in children and young adults, and the management of cerebral palsy. He is an orthopaedic consultant at Bloorview Kids Rehab, where he conducts a cerebral palsy and spasticity clinic, and at the Grandview Children's Centre in Oshawa, where he also conducts a cerebral palsy clinic for children from Pickering to Peterborough.
Dr. Wedge is an international authority on complex surgical hip reconstruction in adolescents and has published widely in this area. He is frequently invited to universities and hospitals around the world to speak about hip surgery and related subjects. He has authored more than 80 publications.
Dr. Wedge received the Whittaker Memorial Award in 2003 for service to children with cerebral palsy. He was inducted as an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2006. Dr. Wedge joined the Board of Bloorview Kids Foundation in 2007 after serving on the Bloorview Kids Rehab Board for seven years, the last two as Chair.
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