Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr. Hsing Jou is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta and a pediatric emergency physician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. As the clinical director of the Department of Pediatrics' CARE Program for Integrative Health & Healing, her roles have included clinical work in the Pediatric Integrative Medicine (PIM) outpatient clinic jointly offered by the University of Alberta and Stollery Children's Hospital from 2006-2009, Associate Director of the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry's Medical Acupuncture Program from 2010-2013, and Program Director of North America's only Pediatric Integrative Medicine fellowship program, whose first fellow graduated in 2010. She leads the team of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) providers in the innovative "PIM Trial" currently underway on the Stollery Children's Hospital's inpatient units. Dr Jou has a special interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine and completed the University of Alberta’s Certificate Program in Medical Acupuncture in 2002. She has been involved in research studying the safety and effects of sucrose, music, reiki, acupuncture, and massage therapy on pain, nausea and vomiting, and stress.