Nirit Bernhard

Faculty Lead, Portfolio Program, PGME

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Dr. Nirit Bernhard is a general paediatrician and Assistant Professor with the Department of Paediatrics in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She holds a Hon BSc and MSc from the University of Toronto and completed her Medical Doctor degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2003. She completed post-graduate training as well as a year of Chief Residency with the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto. Nirit is involved in medical education through her role as Faculty Lead, Portfolio in the MD Program and Post Graduate Medical Education and is regularly involved in teaching of medical students and resident doctors. She channels her passion for working with children with different health needs and abilities through her work in the Down syndrome clinic and work at Sick Kids and Women’s College Hospital. Nirit proudly lives in a multigeneration home with her family in Toronto.