Staff Psychiatrist, Hospital for Sick Children
Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs & Professional Values
Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Associate Professor, University of Toronto
Dr. Pier Bryden has been a staff psychiatrist at Sick Kids since 2001. She is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and Professional Values, for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Dr. Bryden is a graduate of the University of Toronto, the University of Oxford, and McMaster University. She has subspecialty certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.
Her academic publications include papers on medical education, medical professionalism, and ethical and legal aspects of child psychiatry. She is the co-author, with Dr. David Goldbloom, of a popular book on psychiatry, “How Can I Help: A Week in my Life as a Psychiatrist”, and with Dr. Peter Szatmari of “Start Here: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children and Teens Through Mental Health Challenges”.
Dr. Bryden was the 2018 Recipient of the University’s prestigious President’s Teaching Award.