Dr. Quynh Doan is an Associate Professor in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and a Health Services Research Scientist at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is also the Director of Clinical Research at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. She graduated from McGill medical school and completed her pediatric and pediatric emergency training at UBC. Interspaced with her post-grad clinical training, she completed a degree in the Masters of Health Sciences program and her PhD at the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) at UBC. Her research program, evaluates pediatric emergency department patterns of use and the value of emergency care provided to children and families. In recent years, as mental health related presentations surged in Emergency Departments, she has focused her reserach on improving our approach to and outcomes in youth mental health emergencies.