Dr. Donner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the Biological Basis of Behaviour from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. Following this, she received a degree in medicine from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She then completed the Residency Program in Paediatric Neurology at the University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children. During this time, Dr. Donner developed an interest in the care of children with epilepsy, which eventually led her to Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue a fellowship in Clinical Paediatric Epilepsy and Neurophysiology at Children’s Hospital. She then completed her training with a fellowship in Functional Neuroimaging and Epilepsy at Children’s Hospital, Boston. Dr. Donner successfully completed fellowship examinations in Neurology (Paediatrics) and certification in electroencephalography from the Canadian Association of Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Donner joined the staff of the Division of Neurology at The Hospital for Sick Children in September 2003.