I love working with children and their families because giving them the tools and encouraging them to reach their potential is the greatest feeling in the world!

Hospital information

Academic appointments

Assistant Professor Pediatrics, McGill University

Other appointments

Attending Physician, Division of General Pediatrics

Assistant Program Director, Pediatrics

Assistant Program Head of the Medical Inpatient Services

Associate Director for ASPIRE (French language program), RCPSC



McGill University: Physiology

Medical Degree

McGill University (2008)


PGY1-4: Montreal Children’s Hospital (2009-2012)


  • PGY 5: Academic Fellowship at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. (2013)
  • MSc (Quality Improvement and Patient Safety) from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto (2013)

Fun fact about me

I learnt how to dance the samba when I represented the Montreal Children’s Hospital at the inagural Dancing with the Docs fundraiser.


Research interests

  • Quality improvement/ Patient safety
  • Simulation training

Selected publications

Patient safety education through multidisciplinary deliberate practice in situ simulations. Lambrinakos-Raymond K,  D’Arienzo D, Dandavino M, Korah N, Ballenas V, Alavi M. Simulation in Healthcare (submitted).

Dubrovsky AS, Bishop A*, Biron A, Cunningham-Allard G, DeCivita F, FIma A, Korah N, Marchionni C, Proulx MC, Toman P, Tsirgiotis S, Zavalkoff S. “We Should Talk” – Moving knowledge into action by learning to engage patients, families and healthcare staff to communicate for patient safety.  Journal for Healthcare Management Forum 2016; 29 (4), 141-145


Korah N, Zavalkoff S, Dubrovsky AS. Crib of Horrors – One Hospital’s Approach to Promoting a Culture of Safety. Pediatrics 2015;136(1):4-5