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Dr. Kevin Smith, UHN’s President & CEO, communicates regularly with the UHN community. See his weekly reflections sent to all staff beginning May 22, 2018 below. (Note: Updates prior to that date are from our previous Interim President & CEO, Dr. Charlie Chan.)

For more on what's happening at UHN, watch our 2018 Annual General Meeting presentation​.

4/12/2021Need to create additional capacity across the health system for Wave 3, targeting COVID-19 hot spots in Toronto, and more
4/6/2021Focus on the E484K mutation, critical care capacity, Virtual Open Forum on Thursday at 1 p.m., and more
3/29/2021Wave 3 and clinical capacity across UHN and the Greater Toronto Area, Variants of Concern, UHN's Executive Council on Quality and Safety, and more
3/22/2021Caring for the 1,000th patient at UHN requiring hospitalization due to COVID-19, Virtual Open Forum, reinforcing confidence in vaccines and more
3/15/2021Clarification on dose intervals for vaccines, Vaccine Registry for people 80-years-old and over, creating more flexibility in our COVID-19 response, and more
3/8/2021Open Forum tomorrow, Day of Remembrance, International Women's Day and more
3/1/2021COVID-19 variants of concern, vaccine planning for people over the age of 80, Open Forum change and more
2/22/2021Important change to screening, Open Forum tomorrow, hand hygiene remains a critical defense against transmission of disease, and more
2/16/2021Next Open Forum is Feb. 23, future planning for COVID-19 vaccines, and more
2/8/2021Sign up for UHN's Vaccine Registry, what we learned from Chris Channon (Patient Partner at UHN), and more
2/1/2021Virtual Open Forum, introducing the Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Racism Policy at UHN, COVID-19 IMS Table and more
1/25/2021Virtual Open Forum tomorrow, Executive COVID-19 IMS updates, ELF meeting and more
1/18/2021COVID-19 vaccine update including good news about Toronto's long-term care homes, Virtual Open Forum tomorrow, and more
1/11/2021COVID-19 vaccines, Virtual Open Forum tomorrow, and more
12/14/2020A landmark day for Canada's COVID-19 response
11/23/2020Toronto moved into lockdown, last week to nominate for UHN's 2020 Local Impact Awards, COVID-19 Incident Management System (IMS) table created for GTA Hospitals and more
11/16/2020COVID-19 cases are dramatically increasing, Virtual Open Forum is tomorrow, and more
11/9/2020COVID-19 outbreaks at UHN declared over, kicked off Clinical Transformation at UHN and more
11/2/2020Clinical Transformation journey kicks off today, Virtual Open Forum tomorrow, last chance to get your flu vaccine at UHN and more
10/13/2020Virtual Open Forum, Flu Campaign, details on the 10-day clearance period for COVID-19 and beyond
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