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Dr. Anne Kawamura

Dr. Anne Kawamura, MD, MHPE

Clinician Investigator / Division Head, Developmental Pediatrics, University of Toronto

Dr. Anne Kawamura is a developmental pediatrician at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital.  Her clinical focus is with children who have complex medical and developmental disorders with a special interest in children with cerebral palsy and neuromotor disabilities.  Dr. Kawamura is also the Head of the Division of Developmental Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.  She is a graduate of the Education Scholars Program through the Centre for Faculty Development and completed her Master’s of Health Professions Education at the University of Illinois in Chicago.  She is currently pursuing her PhD in Health Professions Education Research at the University of Toronto.


Research Focus:

Dr. Kawamura's research focuses on how context shapes what people learn and know and the implications of this for the development of adaptive expertise in health professions students.

Education & Profession


MHPE, University of Illinois in Chicago
Education Scholars Program, Centre for Faculty Development, University of Toronto
MD, Graduated with Honours, Dept of Medicine, University of Toronto
Honours BSc, Trinity College, University of Toronto

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Canadian Pediatric Society
Ontario Medical Association

University Positions / Affiliations:

Division Head, Developmental Paediatrics, University of Toronto
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Toronto

Honours and Awards:

Fellowship for Studies in Medical Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. 
The Saunders Prize for Excellence in Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children

Current Projects


Please see here for Publications.