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At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community
and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
The Newsroom is the source for media looking for information about UHN or trying to connect with one
of our experts for an interview. It's also the place to find UHN media policies and catch up on our news stories, videos, media releases,
podcasts and more.
The UHN Libraries carry a wide range of electronic and print materials designed to meet the needs of clients at the University Health Network.
Some of our resources include:
All UHN clients may borrow materials from the UHN Libraries. All journals, with the exception of the current issue, may be signed out for one week. All books, with the exception of Reference and Ready Reference books, may be signed out for three weeks. Materials may be renewed up to two times.
To search the Library's collection, please use
Other libraries please submit your requests by email to
UHN Libraries provide a variety of services to UHN staff, physicians and students to meet their information needs, including research, training and document delivery.
The Library offers literature searches, including assistance with searches for systematic review work, on all online databases for UHN staff and students. For more information, contact the appropriate
UHN Information Specialists provide Clinical Librarian services to the departments of Family and Community Medicine, General Surgery, Psychiatry and the Bariatric Program. By attending meeting such as morning reports and quality care rounds, where patient care is discussed regularly, librarians bring the skills of an expert searcher to the point of clinical need.
Library staff provide customized information literacy training in two specific areas: (1) effective mining of bio-medical databases for evidence-based information and (2) keeping current with new internet and health sciences information developments. The venues for structured training include a combination of one-on-one and group training sessions, as well as group workshops conducted at all sites. Our most popular workshops include PubMed: Tips and Tricks, MEDLINE Power Searching, Google, Google Scholar & You, EndNote from Scratch, and CINAHL.
This service is available to all UHN employees. Clients may request books and/or journals from the library's collections at any site at no cost. Turnaround time is usually within two to three business days unless otherwise specified.
Items not available in the UHN libraries may be requested from other libraries around the world. Materials usually arrive within three to four business days. Borrowing/retrieval fees may apply. Please submit your requests by email to