Dr Corrine Balit is a Staff Specialist and Deputy Medical Director of Paediatric Intensive Care at The Children’s Hospital Westmead, NSW. Her clinical interests are in pharmacology and clinical toxicology having come from a pharmacy background. Following her training in Australia, she spent several years working at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Canada as a Staff Physician in the Paediatric Critical Care Unit. It was here she developed a clinical and research focus on analgesia and sedation in critically ill children as well as the prevention of iatrogenic drug withdrawal for which she has undertaken several successful quality improvement projects. She also has an interest in education and is the educational lead for the training program in her unit.