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.
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Holiday Food Drive for the Daily Bread Food Bank
The Clinical Nutrition group reached out to their colleagues through the month of November to encourage participation in a Holiday Food Drive in support of the Daily Bread Food Bank.
The Daily Bread Food Bank is the largest food relief agency in Toronto. They provide nutritious food – 40 per cent of it fresh – to 200 charitable programs across the city.
These programs address basic human needs and provide counselling, training and a welcoming environment where people can get the services and support to make positive changes in their lives.
With a goal of 250 pounds, the holiday food drive ran from Nov. 20 to Dec. 1. There was an overwhelming response and the team nearly doubled its goal, donating 480 pounds of goods.
We sincerely thank all those who participated in this initiative. Their generosity and kindness made it a huge success.
Minister of Science visits UHN
UHN welcomed The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Canada's Minister of Science, to tour its research facilities. The 90-minute visit last month highlighted selected research focusing on precision cancer medicine happening at two locations: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) and the Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower.
The visit was hosted by senior leaders — Dr. Brad Wouters (Executive Vice President, Science and Research, UHN), Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz (Medical Director, PM), Dr. Rama Khokha (Interim Research Director, PM), Gill Howard (Vice President, Public Affairs and Communications, UHN) and Laura Syron (Vice President, Community Programs, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation).
Researchers in the Tumour Immunotherapy Program, the PM Living Biobank, the PM Genomics Program, and the STTARR Innovation Centre had an opportunity to showcase innovative research and state-of-the-art facilities.
Minister Duncan's visit also provided the ideal opportunity to show UHN's full support for Canada's Fundamental Science Review,
Investing in Canada's Future: Strengthening the Foundations of Canadian Research.
Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Retreat: Three Steps to Building a Resilient Team
With a diverse group of experts, including a physiatrist, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, kinesiologists, massage therapists, social workers, a dietician, a wellness chef and researchers, the Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship (CRS) team at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre has been committed to promoting the well-being of cancer survivors.
In their retreat this winter, they applied this expertise to themselves by cultivating team resilience.
Resilience is the capacity to recover from challenges, to adapt well to change and to keep going in the face of adversity. It is a concept linked to staff engagement and patient safety, familiar to the UHN community. But there is a distinction between individual and team resilience, said Stephanie Phan, Clinical Lead.
A group of resilient individuals does not make for a resilient team. Research shows that the three key strategies for building a robust team that can sustain performance and morale over time are:
The group brainstormed actions for these strategies. A team resilience survey was done before the team retreat and another will be done after six months to look at the impact of the retreat on staff.
To learn more about the tools used in this retreat or to take advantage of the free wellness classes by the CRS team, please contact Myann Marks at firstname.lastname@example.org