Dr. Meshal Sultan is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Al Jalila Children’s and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU), Dubai, UAE. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.
Dr. Sultan obtained his medical degree from UAE University in 2007. He completed his psychiatry residency training as well as child and adolescent psychiatry subspecialty fellowship at the University of Ottawa.
He has obtained certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Psychiatry as well as in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has extensive expertise in outpatient, inpatient, consultation-liaison, emergency, school mental health, and tele-psychiatry.
Dr. Sultan has been actively involved in leadership roles. He served as the Chief Resident and a member of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division Executive Committee at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). He is currently the Clinical Lead of the Mental Health Intake Programme and a member of the Academic Affairs Governance Committee at Al Jalila Children’s. In 2018 he was elected as the General Secretary of the Emirates Society for Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Dr. Sultan is very interested in teaching. He has given seminars and provided clinical supervision to medical students at University of Ottawa. He currently teaches at the Introduction of the Practice of Medicine Course as well as the Mind and Behaviour Module at MBRU.
He has given lectures to parents on various topics including anxiety disorders as well as autism spectrum disorder. He has also co-authored information sheets, available at eMentalHealth.ca.
Dr. Sultan has published in peer-reviewed journals, and presented in international conferences on several topics including attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), collaborative care, and mindfulness.
He actively participated in establishing the first Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Programme in the UAE, which started in 2019. He currently serves as the Deputy Director of the Fellowship Programme.
The Simon Davidson Award for Scholarly Activity in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario – 2016/2017
Excellence in Clinical Supervision Award, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa – 2015/2016