Dr. Mark Friedberg

Dr. Friedberg has been on staff as a Paediatric Cardiologist at the Hospital for Sick Children since 2006. He is also a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto and a Senior Associate Scientist with the SickKids Research Institute. As a Senior Associate Scientist, Dr. Friedberg has established an independent, Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded, basic science lab that uses animal and in vitro models to delineate the mechanisms of RV dysfunction and ventricular-ventricular interactions. Major research funding has been awarded from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation. He is also the Director of Research in the Echocardiography lab at the Hospital for Sick Children. Dr. Friedberg’s leadership in academic, pediatric echocardiography was acknowledged by an appointment to the editorial boards of the Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging Journal, Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging, and Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, as well as leadership positions in the American Society of Echocardiography. His research contributions to the field were recognized by being awarded the 2018 Feigenbaum lecturer at the American Society of Echocardiography.