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 University Health Network's Laboratory Medicine Program impacts nearly every patient that goes through Toronto General, Toronto Western, Toronto Rehab, and Princess Margaret Hospitals. Our clinical laboratory services provide physicians with the necessary information to effectively diagnose and treat patients, ultimately saving lives.
We are the largest hospital diagnostic lab in Canada and one of the largest academic labs in the world, performing 25 million tests per year and serving 1,300 patients per day. We've approached pathology and clinical testing with an early adopter attitude, taking advantage of technological advancements and progressing with changes in global healthcare.
Complementing our facilities is over 700 committed staff, who provide the highest quality of services, making our program a continued success. We are always looking to expand, improve, and collaborate, harmonizing clinical and administrative viewpoints in achieving shared goals.
Our Mission is to advance laboratory science through research, education and exemplary service.
Our Vision is to be global leaders in laboratory medicine.
Our Values are
We also offer a wide range of services for healthcare professionals, including ad hoc reference testing, consultation services and validation services. Our services are supported by the largest diagnostic lab in Canada, a leading-edge laboratory information system and a 24/7 call centre.
We support all of the UHN enterprises and their respective clinical programs, but beyond that we play a key role in supporting 17 hospital partners that reach across Ontario through an extension of LMP into rural and remote areas, ensuring access to best-in-class lab services, and improving patient safety.
As one of the largest academic laboratories in the world, we contribute many hours of teaching to University of Toronto undergraduate, graduate and fellowships, as well as to medical laboratory students at the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences and University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
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education in LMP.
We are continuously focused on ways to innovate, piloting game-changing technologies like Bionano's Saphyr Optical Genome Mapping Instrumentation, to rapidly identify genome variation like never before.
All members of our team are involved with research projects, the development of new laboratory medicine tests and services and translating research into clinical practice.
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research and innovation in LMP.