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the most of our resources.
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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.
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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.
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It is a pleasure to connect with you across care, research, and education through this weekly CEO update – all in service of A Healthier World.
UHN's Executive Leadership Forum (ELF) represents a broad range of voices and skill sets from across the organization and provides direction and oversight in service of patients, TeamUHN and our vision of A Healthier World. See the full membership on
The last ELF meeting was held on Thursday, April 20.
Be sure to read this
excellent story in The Globe and Mail lauding ALLO@Home, the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at UHN's new at-home program for allogeneic stem cell transplant patients. Since the fall of 2021, the program has provided care for close to 20 patients in their own space, be it at home or a nearby condo. Jonas Mattsson, Director of the Hans Messner Allogeneic Transplant Program at the Princess Margaret, is leading the program. He told The Globe about how beneficial it is for stem cell transplant patients to receive care at home. "I've never seen such an impactful effect on treatment," he said. This is yet another example of how UHN is unlocking tomorrow's care today to serve our patients in bold new ways and build A Healthier World.
Read the full Globe story and a
recent UHN News piece on this program to learn more.
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Garry Herridge, a renowned Canadian artist and former Toronto Rehab inpatient, who is saying goodbye after nearly 20 years of volunteering at UHN. Gary became an inpatient at Toronto Rehab's Lyndhurst Centre in 1999 after sustaining a spinal cord injury while colliding with another player during a slow-pitch baseball game. Working with multidisciplinary teams to increase his functional independence, Garry improved his fine motor skills and began to paint watercolours while still an inpatient. In 2004, he became a volunteer in therapeutic recreation, leading weekly watercolour painting sessions for inpatients at Lyndhurst Centre, alongside a recreation therapist. "I wanted to give back in a way that allowed me to relate to patients as a peer, and introduce them to something that may be new," he said. Garry's one-hour sessions would begin with him sharing his personal story of recovery through art, captured in the book of watercolours he created as an inpatient. "Through Garry's class, I not only got to forget my limitations and have fun, but I developed a love for painting," said patient Gabriele Markle. We thank Garry for his service, which highlights the incredible difference that volunteers make at UHN. After a pause during the pandemic, we are all thrilled to be welcoming back our volunteers and programs. Read the full story at UHN News.
April 28th is the National Day of Mourning, a time to commemorate and remember all those who have suffered a workplace death, injury, or illness. Also known as Workers' Memorial Day, this occasion is marked in about 100 countries, according to WSIB Ontario, by wearing black and yellow ribbons and observing a moment of silence at 11 a.m. for those lost due to workplace tragedies. TeamUHN members, such as those in our emergency and rehabilitation departments, often care for people left severely injured or fighting for their lives after a workplace incident. I encourage you all to spare a thought today for those workers who left their houses one morning and who either never returned or came back forever changed because of a workplace accident. For more,
visit WSIB Ontario.
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