Dr. Sonny Dhanani

Dr. Dhanani is the chief of the pediatric intensive care unit at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa and Associate Professor (Pediatrics) at the University of Ottawa. He has recently been the chief medical officer- donation for Trillium Gift of Life, Ontario’s organ procurement organization. He is Chair of the newly formed Canadian Donation Physician Network, and is Vice-Chair of Canadian Blood Services’ Deceased Donation Advisory Committee. He co-leads donation projects for the Canadian National Transplant Research Program. He is also leading international research pertaining to practices and standards for determining death after cardiac arrest for the purposes of donation.