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.
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.
Our 10 medical programs are spread across eight hospital sites – Princess Margaret, Toronto General, Toronto Rehab’s five sites, Toronto Western – as well as our education programs through the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Learn more about the services, programs and amenities offered at each location.
Maps & Directions
Find out how to get to and around our nine locations — floor plans, parking, public transit, accessibility services, and shuttle information.
Ways You Can Help
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.
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Medical Director: Dr. Niall Ferguson
Nurse Manager: Denise Morris
Advanced Practice Nurse Educator: Klara Malkova
Patient Care Coordinators: Ingrid Daley, Tyler Glass, Diana Heng
Senior Professional Practice Leader: Elizabeth Gordon
Senior Clinical Director: Linda Flockhart
Director, Professional Practice: Leanna Graham
Inter-professional Team Members:
Physiotherapists: Vincent Lo and Nathalie Cote
Speech Language Therapists: Trish Williams
Occupational Therapist: Alexis Seaman
Pharmacists: Brenda Kisic and Paula Brown
Social Worker: Gail Fairley
Spiritual Care: Derek Strachan
Charge Nurse Charge nurses help with the flow of patients and assist the bedside nurses through-out the day. They also work closely with the PCCs to guide decisions affecting the care of the patient and the unit 24 hours a day.
ICU Registered Nurses (RN) This is a nurse with special critical care training who will assist in the care of your love one 24 hours a day while in the ICU.
Nursing Students UHN is a teaching hospital. All nursing students in the unit get close supervision from ICU Facilitators and nursing staff. Students will be identifiable by their name tag.
Nurse Manager Nurse Managers are in charge of the unit and may be contacted by patients and their families, about any concerns not addressed by the bedside nurse or medical team.
Patient Care Coordinator (PCC) The PCC acts as a resource for the inter-professional team and nurse manager. PCC is a key leadership position. PCC acts as a mentor to provide direction, development and preceptorship to the nursing team. The PCC can also be contacted with any concerns if the nurse manager is unavailable or cannot be addressed by the bedside nurse or medical team. PCCs are available 24 hours a day in the critical care.
Medical students, residents and fellows also may be part of our team. Learn more about
health care professional trainees at UHN.
Registered Dietitians MSICU has a dedicated dietician who will ensure a patient's nutritional needs are met through-out their ICU stay.
Occupational Therapists MSICU has one dedicated Occupational therapists who provides care to ensure a patient's rehabilitation needs are met while in the ICU. In the ICU, occupational therapists provide splints that prevent muscle tightening and maintain proper positioning of hands and feet.
MSICU has two full-time and 1-part-time dedicated pharmacists who works with the inter-professional team to ensure the proper medications are ordered and managed during a patient's critical care stay.
Physiotherapists MSICU has two dedicated physiotherapists who work with patients to provide rehabilitation care to maintain and improve strength in the limbs and to assist in keeping the lungs clear while in critical care.
Respiratory Therapists (RT) The respiratory therapist is responsible for the "breathing machine" (ventilator) and will assess and manage a patient's breathing status daily while admitted. Respiratory Therapists works closely with the inter-professional team to ensure a patient's breathing needs are managed throughout their critical care stay.
Social Workers MSICU has one dedicated Social worker who provides family counseling, assistance and support for patients and their loved ones. Our social worker also coordinates family meetings with the medical team regularly to update family on a patient's progress and care.
Spiritual Care Professionals MSICU has one dedicated spiritual care professional who will provide support for patients and their family during their stay. Spiritual care professionals work with all faiths.
Patient Care Assistants (PCA) Patient care assistants works with the nursing staff and assist with the care of patients, such as bathing, feeding, turning and mobility. MSICU has 24-hour PCA coverage.
Volunteers Volunteers manage the waiting area and help to organize visits into the MSICU. They direct your family to other areas and services within the hospital.
Ward Clerk MSICU has 24-hour ward clerk coverage who provide administrative support and are typically the first person loved ones will contact with when they call or visit the MSICU.
Learn more about
health care professional trainees at UHN.