Professor Dan Farine
University of Toronto, Canada.
Prof Dan Farine is a perinatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital and Professor
within the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-
Fetal Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada. He has just stepped down
from being the head of the Maternal Fetal Medicine Division in the
University of Toronto. Professor Farine received his Medical Degree at
Tel-Aviv University and completed his residency in Obstetrics and
Gynaecology in Toronto in 1986. He finished his fellowship in
Maternal/Fetal Medicine at Columbia University, New York in 1988 following which he was
appointed as a staff perinatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He became the Head of
Maternal Fetal Medicine of that unit in 1990 and the Head of Obstetrics in that hospital in 1992.
Professor Farine is widely published with more than 120 peer reviewed papers of which 9 received a
research award. These included two SPO best paper awards, several best poster awards as well as
awards from the Society for Gynecologic Investigation and the Society of Obstetricians and
Gynaecologists of Canada. He is a co-editor of a textbook on malignancies in pregnancy and author
of 12 book chapters, 19 non-refereed publications, and over 160 abstracts.
Professor Farine had several different appointments in the area of medical education. The last was
heading the Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship program at the University of Toronto. He has
received 6 awards for his teaching capabilities. He has also been invited to over 100 national and