Tanina Dumont

Investigaor, CHEO Research Institute

Dr. Dumont completed her medical school in French at the university of Sherbrooke followed by a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa and a Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology fellowship at Sick Kids in Toronto. She has been practicing Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology at CHEO since 2011 and has been a Clinical Investigator sine 2015. Dr. Dumont’s teaching and research interests lie in the fields of medical education specifically simulation training in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG).

Dr. Dumont is an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa and teaches at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. She frequently has medical students, residents and fellows learning with her in clinic, on call, and in the operating room. She is an ePortfolio coach, a Simulation instructor for clerks and residents, a bootcamp lecturer for clerks rotating through Ob/Gyn and she also teaches a variety of CPD and didactic lectures. She is the Fellowship Program Director for the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology program and is the senior co-chair of the Resident Education Committee for the North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG).

In 2012, she developed with Dr Rob Klaassen the Young Women with Bleeding Disorders clinic at CHEO and in 2017 she helped develop the combined Endocrinology-Gynecology clinic at CHEO. She is the lead Gynecologist for this unique combined clinic which allows young women with common disorders to both clinics to be seen in one visit. Finally, Dr. Dumont’s patient care philosophy is to treat patients like she would want her family members and dearest friends treated. She ensures patients are given options, counseled appropriately and have the opportunity to ask questions so they may make the best decisions for their health and well-being.

Research Projects

  1. Where Have the Periods Gone? The Evaluation and Management of Functional Hypothalamic Amenorrhea

    01/01/2020

    Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea (FHA) is a common cause of amenorrhea in adolescent girls.

  2. Long Curriculum in Resident Education: Comprehensive Curriculum in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology for Postgraduate Trainees in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Adolescent Medicine

    02/10/2019

    In 2015 the Resident Education Committee published the Long Curriculum in Resident Education to provide educators with a comprehensive document to be used in post-graduate medical education.

  3. Comprehensive Curriculum in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology for Postgraduate Trainees in Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Adolescent Medicine

    01/10/2019

    Providing educators with a comprehensive document to be used in post-graduate medical education.