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Simon JacksonMD, FRCPC (C), MMedEd


Division of Cardiology , Department of Medicine

Email: simon.jackson@nshealth.ca
Phone: 902-473-6608
Fax: 902-473-2434
Mailing Address: 
Division of Cardiology
QEII - Halifax Infirmary (HI) Site
Suite 2129 Halifax Infirmary Building
1796 Summer Street
Halifax, NS B3H 3A7


  • BSc cum laude (University of Kings College)
  • MD cum laude (Dalhousie University)
  • MMedEd distinction (University of Dundee)
  • Clinical fellowship in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (Royal Brompton Hospital)


Dr. Simon Jackson is a professor of medicine and cardiologist with fellowship training in adult congenital heart disease (Royal Brampton Hospital, London, UK) and a master’s of medical education (University of Dundee). He is an accomplished medical educator and administrator who has served in various roles within the Department of Medicine.

Selected awards & honours

  • Department of Medicine Annual Achievement Award (2014)
  • Dalhousie Medical Alumni Association Young Alumnus Award (2010)
  • Department of Medicine Excellence in Medical Education Award (2010)
  • Community of Scholars Award for Excellence in Medical Education, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine (2009)
  • Dr. CB Stewart University Gold Medal Medicine Dalhousie (Class 1990)


  • Nova Scotia Medical Society
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Fellow)
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Society


  • Professor, Department of Medicine (Aug 2013 – present)
  • Interim Head, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University (May 2015 – 2017)
  • Deputy Head, Dalhousie University Department of Medicine (Sept 2011 – April 2015)
  • Director, Medical Teaching Unit, Department of Medicine (July 2008 – present)
  • Program Director Adult Cardiology (2005-2012)

Service & activity

  • President, Alta Gymnastics Club (2014-present)
  • Member, Board of Directors, Alta Gymnastics Club (2013-2014)
  • RCPSC nucleus Committee Member, Adult Cardiology (2012-present)
  • Canadian Cardiovascular Council (2006-2011)
  • Volunteer basketball coach and beavers leader