Meera Rayar

Dr Meera Rayar is a resident physician in Paediatric Hematology/Oncology at the Hospital for Sick Children. She received her Bachelor of Health Science and Medical Degree from McMaster University. She then went on to complete her paediatric residency at McMaster University, before moving to the University of Toronto to complete her training. She is currently completing a Masters of Science at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the University of Toronto. Meera’s research interests include health utilization patterns of patients as well as evaluation of complex medical programs. She hopes to practice as an academic clinician after completing her training.

Articles and Opinion Pieces by this author

Lost in transition: the gap between child and adult mental health services

I first met “Alice” during my pediatric residency. She is a shy and articulate 17 year old girl, who has been struggling with depression since her early teen years. Over the past several years, she has been seeing a counsellor at her local pediatric mental health centre. She has learned to trust and rely on her…