Clinical Assistant Professor
Deapartment of Medicine (Cardiology and Palliative Care)
Deparment of Pediatrics (Adolescent Health)
Medicial Director, Cardiac Function Clinic
Cardiologist, Cardiac Function and Cardiac Oncology Clinics, Vancouver General Hospital
Group Website:
Cardiac Function Clinic, Diamond Health Care Centre, Vancouver General Hospital 7th Floor
2775 Laurel St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3V4
Research Interests:

Adolescent healthcare transitions, heart failure, palliative care, cardio-oncology

Research Summary:

I particularly interested in the intersections of care, paediatric and adult healthcare, palliative care and cardiology and healthcare transitions. In addition I am currently involved in many industry-funded studies in heart faiture.

University of Western Ontario Biology
University of Toronto Medicine
Vancouver Coastal Health
Recent Publications:

Link to PubMed

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (NC3-115558)

Network Catalyst Grant; submitted Nov 15, 2010

Title: PedPalASCNet: A Network for Accessible, Sustainable, and Collaborative Research in Pediatric Palliative Care

Funding awarded: $375,327

Support Period: 06/2011 – 05/2014

Principal Applicant: Harold B. Siden

Co-applicants: Susan Cadell, Betty Davies, Rose Steele, Lynn Straatman, Dawn Davies, Marie-Claude Grégoire, Michael Harlos, Stephen Liben, Mary Ellen MacDonald, Adam Rapoport, Sharron Spicer, Christina Vadeboncoeur


Canadian Institutes of Health Research (MOP-89984)

Operating Grant; submitted March 3, 2008

Title: Charting the Territory: Determining and Documenting Trajectories for Families Where a Child Has a Life-Threatening Condition

Funding awarded: $1,343,000

Support Period: 10/2008 – 09/2013

Principal Applicants: Harold B. Siden, Rose Steele

Co-applicants: Susan Cadell, Betty Davies, Lynn Straatman, Rollin Brant


Canadian Institutes of Health Research (MOP-79526)

Operating Grant; submitted September 15, 2008

Title: Stress and Growth over Time: Caregiving and Bereaved Parents of Children With Life-Limiting Illnesses

Funding awarded: $348,240

Support Period: 03/2009 – 02/2012

Principal Applicant: Susan Cadell

Co-Applicants: Betty Davies, Harold B. Siden, Rose Steele, Lynn Straatman, David Hemsworth, Stephen Liben,