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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
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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, September 21.
Be sure to
nominate an inspiring individual or team at UHN for a 2023 Local Impact Award. These awards recognize the exceptional contributions individuals and teams make to helping UHN build A Healthier World, with seven categories reflecting our strategic priorities, including Quality & Safety; Tomorrow's Care; TeamUHN; Technology & Innovation; Convergence: Commercialization & Discovery, and the President's Patient Partner Award. This year's 2023 Local Impact Awards and President's Patient Partner Award will be presented in November during an inaugural TeamUHN Week of Gratitude, from Nov. 6-10. The Quality & Safety Awards will be presented at the UHN Quality & Safety Summit on Nov. 15. Nominations will close on Oct. 6. Submit your nominations
We are delighted to share this quarter's list of honourees through UHN Foundation's Honour Your Hero program. From May to July 2023, 129 staff members were honoured by grateful patients. View the report
here. Honour Your Hero gives patients and their families an opportunity to make a donation in support of UHN as an expression of gratitude to hospital staff for exemplifying UHN's value of excellence in patient care with compassion and kindness. Join us in recognizing the accomplishments of our TeamUHN colleagues. Your care inspires patients to give. To learn more, visit
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! Health care organizations around the world continue to be targets for cyber attacks, so it is crucial that all members of TeamUHN understand how to identify and avoid phishing emails and identity theft attempts. This October, the Digital Security team will run several phishing exercises and share helpful weekly tips. Your participation in the month's activities will not only give you a refresher on cyber security best practices, but it will give you chances to win great prizes! As always, please forward all suspicious emails to
firstname.lastname@example.org or use the "Report Phish" button in your Outlook application's toolbar.
Be sure to read
this great UHN News storyon how UHN is improving care for sickle cell patients. A genetic condition that disproportionately impacts Black communities, Sickle Cell Disease causes red blood cells to morph into a sickle shape, resulting in extreme pain and internal damage as they circulate throughout the body. Still, many health care professionals need to learn more about the disease and how to manage a crisis. The Red Blood Cells Disorder Clinic at UHN recently hired Karen Fleming, a clinical nurse specialist and life-long advocate for sickle cell patients, to help improve care by reducing racialized experiences, treatment delays, and the risk of serious complications when patients arrive in the emergency room. "You can't talk about sickle cell disease without referring to the racial biases and inequities that impact access to care and patient outcomes," Karen told UHN News.
Read the story online to learn how UHN is moving to close the care gap as we mark Sickle Cell Awareness Month.
Congratulations to UHN Board of Trustees member Ajay Virmani on being featured in "Bags to Riches," a new docuseries spotlighting the personal and professional journeys of some of Canada's most notable immigrant success stories. Learn how he went from washing skyscraper windows in Toronto as a new immigrant to Canada to founding Cargojet, Canada's largest air cargo delivery service.
Watch the full "Bags to Riches" video.
And now.. our
video of the week. This clip explores how the music therapy program at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is improving patients' emotional needs and overall care.
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