Jacques Lacroix, MD

Originally from Montreal, from a medical education (1969-1974) and pediatric (19741978) at the University of Montreal, Dr. Lacroix continues in pediatric intensive care René Descartes University in Paris (1979-1980).

He is one of the great promoters of pediatric intensive care in Quebec, discipline which he has infuse dynamism, discipline, a sense of accomplishment out the common, which is the envy of many around the world.

In addition to being the co-founder of pediatric intensive care at the hospital Sainte-Justine University (CHUSJ), Dr. Lacroix is also pioneering clinical research, educator and author recognized. Among his achievements, a major study on the transfusion of children hospitalized in pediatric intensive care and invaluable work on emergencies and pediatric intensive care, quickly became the book Reference in this area.

In all the above, it is important to highlight the human qualities which characterize Dr. Lacroix. In fact, team, generous, kind, he always demonstrated a passion for his profession, against children, those children who that his first concern is to see the evolution of the care they receive. For the exceptional quality of his work in the field, for his contribution exceptional in the development of the CHU mère-enfant Sainte-Justine, for his role very important in raising awareness of his colleagues in pediatric intensive care, the Association of Pediatricians of Quebec pays the price Letonda / 2009, which highlights a important contribution to pediatrics, Dr. Jacques Lacroix.