Dr. Rachel Ouellette

Clinical Department Head

Department of Pediatrics

Fredericton Area


Dr. Rachel Ouellette is a general consulting pediatrician in her hometown of Fredericton. She studied biochemistry and psychology for her undergraduate degree at the University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, then medical school at Memorial University (MUN), followed by Pediatrics at Queen’s University. Since returning home to Fredericton to open her pediatric practice, she has been very much involved in medical education through Dalhousie University and MUN. She is the proud mother of two busy boys and a friendly chocolate lab that enjoys coming to visit other kids in the office.

  • Certificate of First Class Honours Standing in Psychology, St. Thomas University, 2003
  • Undergraduate Medical Education Doctor of Medicine Program, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2003-2007
  • Pediatric Postgraduate Medical Education Program, Queen’s University, 2007-2011
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – 2011

  • Diabetes
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Eating Disorders

  • Garfield Moffatt Award, for Commitment to Excellence of Patient Care, Medical Education, Community-at-large, and the Quality of Life (2020)
  • Angela McGibbon Award, for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2020)

  • Fitness, Skiing
  • Mom Talk blogger
  • Raising busy boys in all of the sports