photos of Dr. Deshayne Fell, Dr. Tali Bolger and Dr. Darine El-ChaarJoin Zoom Webinar

DATE: Thursday, May 26, 2022 from 12-1PM (EST) 


  1. To present the latest research on COVID-19 vaccination coverage across Ontario.
  2. To discuss the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period, with a focus on how to support families navigating vaccination decisions.
  3. To support those working with pregnant and expectant families in making informed COVID-19 vaccination-related decisions throughout pregnancy and postpartum. 


    • Care providers and administrators of services for pregnant individuals 
    • BORN Information System users and data contributors


    Dr. Deshayne Fell (PhD)

    • Assistant Professor, School of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Ottawa
    • Scientist, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute & BORN Ontario
    • Adjunct Scientist, ICES 

    Dr. Tali Bogler (MD, CCFP, MScCH)

    • Academic family physician and family medicine obstetrics provider, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto
    • Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
    • Chair of Family Medicine Obstetrics at St. Michael’s Hospital


     Dr. Darine El-Chaar (MD, FRCS(C), MSc)

    • Medical Staff – Division Maternal-Fetal Medicine
    • Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Newborn Care, TOH
    • OMNI Research Group & Clinical Epidemiology Program - Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)

    * The webinar will be recorded and available on the BORN Ontario website